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Old historic Madrid with an architect: from the Arabs to the Bourbons, through the Austrias splendor

Art, Culture, & Historical
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Discover the origins of the city from the urban, historical and architectural point, in a private architecture tour led by a local architect through the old historic Madrid, from the moment Arabs founded the city at the end of the 9th century. The Madrid of the Hasburgs-Austrias dinasty will lead our journey, without losing the influence of the Bourbons from the 18th century to the present day.

09:00 AM

Meeting Point

Plaza de Isabel II

- We will start our guided tour of the old Madrid netx to the Royal Theater. We will review its history with a model of the city, since the Arabs built the Alcázar, the defensive castle when Madrid was founded, till the moment Felipe V decided to built the Royal Palace as we know today.

Royal Theater

The Opera House built in the 19th Century

10:30 AM

Royal Palace and Plaza de Oriente

The biggest Royal Palace in Western Europe built in the 18th Century by the Bourbons dinasty and the area around the Palace. We will not visit the interior of the palace.

11:10 AM

San Nicolas

The oldest church of the city with details of Mudejar architecture.

11:30 AM

Cathedral

Our Lady of the Almudena finished in 1993

11:50 AM

Moorish Wall

The first wallof the city built in the 9th Century.

12:10 PM

Plaza de la Villa

The square of the old City Hall, built in the 17th Centuty and the oldest civil buildings from the family Lujan.

12:20 PM

San Miguel Market

Gourmet and tapas market

12:40 PM

Plaza Mayor

The center of the social, cultural and commercial life

Ending Point

Puerta del Sol

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

The visit led by a local architect who will give you the artistic historical context of the buildings, accompanied by plans and historical photos to understand the urban development of the city in each period.

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What‘s not included

Private Transport

Personal Expenses

Gratuities

Visit of the Royal Palace

Tour Important Information

In winter, do not miss warm clothes.

In summer, solar protection, sunglasses, cap, hat and cold water.

Recommended starting times 10am in the morning and 4pm in the afternoon

Mondays only in the morning or afternoons from 5:30pm

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Mondays only mornings 9am-3pm

Thursdays from 11am

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    Free cancellation - 8 days prior to meeting time
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    50% Refund - 3 to 7 days prior to meeting time
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$359/ per group

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