Madrid is the capital of Spain. The population of the city is almost 3.2 million and that of the Madrid metropolitan area, around 6.3 million. It is the third-largest city in the European Union, after London and Berlin, and its metropolitan area is the third-largest in the European Union after Paris and London.
Madrid has many well known landmarks and places of interest a bit of something for any visitor, here are a few of the well known tourist spots: Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, this impressive square is now one of the main stops on any tourist visit, Mercado de San Miguel, Plaza de la Villa, Royal Palace, Palacio Real, Plaza de Oriente, Catedral de la Almudena, Plaza de España, Gran Vía one of the busiest avenues in Madrid, Plaza de Cibeles, Plaza de Castilla, and many museums like the famous Museo del Prado and many others, please see this page here at Wikitravel for more travel information and this page here at cool2visit.com for this article: Attractions in Madrid, Spain or this one: Market of San Miguel Madrid.
Here we attach a few images from Madrid, from a city tour back in 2010: