, Spain's capital, is a bustling city. The old architecture provides the setting for what is otherwise a modern and active city. The Plaza Mayor
is a good place to start any tour of the Madrid, but also a great place to relax and people watch. This city is the country's cultural hub with many museums and galleries to be explored. Getting around here is easy with the extensive Metro system. When the city becomes overwhelming a walk through Parque del Retiro
can be a nice escape.