Madrid, Spain

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The city of Madrid has survived centuries of religious and political turmoil to emerge as a world class destination with beautiful architecture and art.  The Inquisition, Communist rule, a civil war and more recently, a deadly terrorist bombing in 2004, are all part of Madrid’s past.  Today, world class museums, beautiful parks and some of Europe’s most attractive plazas form a very appealing experience.  Clearly the world has noticed.  We were shocked by the volume of tourists pouring through the streets.

Plaza Mayor, Madrid

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