Inside the Mercado de San Ildefonso in Malasaña, Madrid there are tons of small kiosks where you can buy food and drinks of all types of cuisines including Spanish, Mexican and even Japanese!
Some street art in the streets of Sol, Madrid. One of the more touristy parts of Madrid but still bustling with intricate streets and interesting murals.
In Plaza Mayor of Madrid there are locals, tourists and students from all over Spain enjoying the architecture and open space.
Street performers crowd the major plazas and squares in Madrid and some, such as these two, are just plain scary!
Sunset in front of the Palacio Real de Madrid left a few rainbow clouds to enjoy from down below.
These royal horses from the Palacio Real took a break in the brisk afternoon.
The front view of the Palacio Real de Madrid.
Walking around the old town of Madrid near Puerta del Sol. Look up and be amazed.
School children playing kickball around an old square in Madrid.
A grandfather and his granddaughter go for an afternoon stroll in the old town of Madrid with their loyal companion.
Here is a look at a street in the old town of Madrid.
A funky cafe in the heart of Malasaña, Madrid.
Parque del Retiro boasts a large ampitheater surrounding a small body of water where you can enjoy a boat ride.
This dapper old man paid no attention to my camera as he walked by.
A view of the pond with a number of boats in the water. Couples, families and friends can rent these boats for however long they want.
Here is the Palacio de Comunicaciones. A beautiful building on Gran Viía.
Sol, Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Nicole "Legs" Frias
Nicole is an avid traveler and hiker enthusiast. She graduated from New York University in 2016 with a Liberal Arts Degree and a Concentration in Media and Women's Rights. In 2014 she thru hiked the John Muir Trail and completed hiking the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine in 2017. Follow along as they post through the summer on their incredible trip!
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One thought on “Within the Old Streets and the New: Madrid, Spain”
Beautiful photos! Makes me super excited for when I go to Madrid!