Visitas guiadas y cursos en Madrid y alrededores

Architecture


History of Art through the museums in Madrid

History of Art through the museums in Madrid

Experience:

Madrid Original ® “Art History through Madrid’s museums” is an annual program for those who want to learn sequentially about the most representative styles and artists of each period of history, but want to learn it in a practical and friendly way:...
1 year in Madrid: Madrid for Madrilenians

1 year in Madrid: Madrid for Madrilenians

Experience:

For you, Madrid-born citizen in love with the city, and for you, long-time foreign resident who has learnt to love it and want more… this Madrid Original® “Madrid for Madrilenians” is the program for you! September: A walked guided tour after the...
Royal Palace: deciphering the king’s house

Royal Palace: deciphering the king’s house

Experience:

Madrid Original ®’s approach for guided visits to the Royal Palace is different from the classical “the-palace-has-2800-rooms”. Instead, our guided tours explain why a specific architecture and decoration were chosen for the main residence of Spanish...
UNESCO World Heritage: Retiro Park, Garden of History

UNESCO World Heritage: Retiro Park, Garden of History

Experience:

Madrid Original ® proposes a 2-hours walked guided tour across Retiro Park. We will discover the remains of the Royal Domain of Buen Retiro, and we will learn how the Gardens of a Royal Palace were transformed into a public park through the 19th century, as a symbol...
Gran Vía Tour: a walk on 20th century

Gran Vía Tour: a walk on 20th century

Experience:

Madrid Original ® suggests a 2 hours private walking guided tour along the Gran Vía. The Gran Vía is like an open-air museum of Spanish architecture from 1912 to 1959, when the city wished to become modern and started to look for inspiration in such different place as...
1 year in Madrid: Madrid for Madrilenians

La Encarnación, treasure in stone

Experience:

Madrid Original ®’s private guided visit to the Encarnación monastery will highlight the value of the works of art preserved within the convent’s walls. The paintings and sculptures in their original locations will reveal all their religious symbolism and...
Walkway by Manzanares waterfront

Walkway by Manzanares waterfront

Experience:

Madrid Rio is an integral Project to restore the riverfront nature and urban landscape in a part of Manzanares river. Thus, Madrid has recovered part of the historic site, with monuments of all kinds (gates, bridges, fountains, gardens) and periods (from 16th to 21st...
Medieval Madrid: how it all began

Medieval Madrid: how it all began

Experience:

Madrid Original ® proposal for a guided tour through Medieval Madrid consists in a 2-hours walked tour from the old walls of the 9th century Islamic fortress to the 15th century palaces facing Alvaro de Bazán’s statue. We would see religious and civil...
Lavapiés: a working-class neighborhood through centuries

Lavapiés: a working-class neighborhood through centuries

Experience:

The neighborhood of Lavapiés was historically the proletarian neighborhood of Madrid, even long before the first factories appeared in late 18th century with a first wave of the Industrial Revolution. It played, therefore, a very relevant part in the social, economic...
Maravillas or Malasaña: a two-faced neighborhood

Maravillas or Malasaña: a two-faced neighborhood

Experience:

The east-end of the “Barrio de Universidad” is what is popularly known as Malasaña, at least, since the 1980’s. Before that, the area was generally referred to as Maravillas, because of the old convent that still stands in its very heart. The whole...