Listed by Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest restaurant
Botín restaurant in Madrid was founded by James Botin and his wife in 1725. It is one of the oldest eateries at the original premises in the world. The restaurant was originally called as Casa Botín but later it was inherited by a nephew of theirs called Candido Remis who change the name to Sobrino de Botín.
As a curiosity it is also important to note that the artist Francisco de Goya used to work here as a dishwasher while waiting to get accepted into the Royal Academy of Fine Arts.
Zoo Acuarium in Madrid an awesome idea for children holidays
Know the magic zoo acuarim in Madrid
In the Madrid zoo-aquarium you will find all kinds of mammals, marine animals, reptiles, birds and amphibians. Besides enjoying various displays and places to relax and eat. It is the perfect place to go with family and enjoy like a child.
Also you can enjoy various exhibitions as:
Sit outside on a nice day and enjoy the view
This spot in Madrid is one of the places with the best view of the city and one of the must to visit during your stay. It is located in the Círculo de Bellas Artes in the top roof of the building.
The Circulo de Bellas Artes magnificent roof is guarded by the sculpture of the goddess Athena (in Greek mythology) or Minerva (in Roman mythology) goddess of wisdom (advocate of the arts and sciences).
This roof also features La Pescera cafe, a really nice place to sit outside on a nice day and have lunch while you watch one of the most incredible views of the city center. Nice long set of chairs/tables all facing one of the main promenade streets.
Las Rozas Village Chic Outlet Shopping in Madrid
Las Rozas de Madrid is one of the larger townships and municipalities in the autonomous community of Madrid, Spain. Here you will find Las Rosas Village Outlet, one of the the most chic designer outlet.
Las Rozas Village is a place a bit far out from central Madrid. Just over 30 minutes from city, this sophisticated shopping haven is easily accessible with a good bus services or metro from Madrid’s Atocha or Chamartin stations, also there is a special service calling the Shopping Express, a dedicated luxury coach service which runs three times a day from central Madrid.
Selena Gomez’s upcoming concert at Palacio Vistalegre in Madrid
Selena Gomez the acclaimed teen American star singer and actress will be visiting the city of Madrid on September 12, 2013 with her World Tour Stars Dance Tour 2013. The event will take place at the Palacio Vistalegre Arena.
April 23th 2013: The Book Night in Madrid
To celebrate the existence of the wonderful creation of the books, The Community of Madrid celebrates it for eighth consecutive year under the slogan Me regalas un libro? Te regalo un libro (Can I have a book? I gift you a book), the great feast of NIGHT OF THE BOOKS 2013.
Today is the great feast of the books and will be celebrated with style with The Night of the Books. Tertulias, (social gatherings), meetings with authors, workshops, libraries and a large photographic mosaic in which you can still participate, are some of the activities scheduled today.
Would you like to meet the star of Mision Impossible?
The Madrid Wax Museum opened its doors on the 14th of February 1972. It is located at the start of the”golden mile” of Madrid Museums, on the Paseo de Recoletos.
It features at least 2,000 square metres split over two floors, over forty rooms in which the visitor can experience an amazing travel through time.
The museum contains representations of the most prominent figures today: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Antonio Banderas, Angelina Jolie, Andrés Iniesta, Penélope Cruz, Rafa Nadal, Iker Casilla and the lovely Sponge Bob.
April 28, 2013 (Sunday 7:45 PM) in La Riviera, Madrid
Eels, the American band led by Mark Oliver Everett will be performing in Spain next April with two concerts: on Saturday 27 in the Hall of Barcelona Parallel Artery (as part of the Barcelona Guitar Festival) and the Sunday 28 at La Riviera in Madrid.
Dalí.: All of the poetic suggestions and all of the plastic possibilities
From April 27 to September 2, 2013
Find over two hundred Salvador Dali works (paintings, sculptures, drawings…) organized into eleven sections that follow something of a chronological order, this exhibition has the aim to encourages visitors to rethink the place occupied by the of 20th century art painter.
All of the poetic suggestions and all of the plastic possibilities presents Dalí as an omnivorous and visionary artist who used himself as an object of study. The exhibition with the surrealist period, paying attention to his paranoid-critical method.
12th edition of the Mutua Madrid Open from the 3rd to the 12th of May 2013
From the 3rd to the 12th of May, the Mutua Madrid Open offer the best tennis from the ATP and the WTA. The Mutua Madrid Open is one of the most important tournaments on both the male and female circuits today. It is played in May just before the second Grand Slam of the season, Roland Garros, in the top class setting of the Caja Magica.
The best players have the ATP title: Andre Agassi, Juan Carlos Ferrero, Marat Safin, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.