The capital, Madrid, is an interesting tourist destination with its museums, including the Prado, with its churches and monuments. Barcelona is a cosmopolitan and lively, full of art and the art of the Gothic Quarter, or the works of architect Antoni Gaudi, who designed the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona is also famous for the museum dedicated to Pablo Picasso. Other important tourist cities in Spain are Bilbao and the cities of Andalusia . Another major attraction is the city declared World Heritage by UNESCO: Ávila, Cáceres, Córdoba, Cuenca, Mérida, Alcalá de Henares, Salamanca, Tarragona, Eivissa, Santiago de Compostela, Segovia, Toledo, Ibiza and San Cristóbal de La lagoon.
Plaza Mayor in Madrid
Another of Madrid’s main attractions is the Plaza Mayor, which dates back to the fifteenth century, when its name was’ Plaza de Arrabal “and was used as the main market town of the same name, and despite the fact that throughout its history has suffered endless remodeling and extensive fires, glorious stands today in downtown Madrid.
The square was once used as a market for bullfighting arena, a place for autos, stage for public performances, plus space for festivities, and today it is visited by thousands of tourists from around the world, used for festivals and various activities related to the tourism industry, including restaurants, shops, and more. Lomat ja tapahtumat Helsingissä.