Madrid

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Learn Spanish in Madrid, Spain!

A vibrant and dynamic city bursting with the excitement of all facets of life: Madrid is the ideal place to truly experience the magical culture and culinary delights of Spain. Whilst walking along the wide boulevards that criss-cross this city, students will be able to appreciate the architecture of Madrid reflects a number of styles from various historical periods. Spain's broad sweep of architectural history provides a glorious backdrop to city life, with medieval mansions and royal palaces occasionally punctuated by monuments of modern architecture.

Appreciation for the arts

Lovers of art are rewarded in this rich cultural city by a bounty of masterpieces housed in the Golden triangle of Art, all situated close together on the Paseo del Prado. They include the world-famous Museo del Prado, Centro de Arte Reina Sofía and Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza. There are a total of 6 masterpieces that you can only see in Madrid. La Guernica, Picasso's signature geometric peice depicting the Spanish civil war. La Fuente De Cibeles, this grand fountain lays in the centre of Madrid, an icon of the city. The Garden of Earthly Delights, housed in the Muse del Prado, dating back to the 1400s. The Puerta de Alcalá monument used to be the gateway to Madrid. Las Meninas, painted by Diego Velázquez in 1656, is one of the most well-known paintings in the Museo del Prado. Finally the Palacio del Cristal is an iconic structure created almost entirely from glass.

A culinary delight Choice is the key here in Madrid. Traditional tapas or a gastrobar? Roast suckling pig or tuna tataki? Madrid has gone gourmet with a vengeance, but is somehow hanging on to its roots and updating favourite dishes with an imaginative foreign fusion twist. The oldest restaurant in the world, Botín, dating back to 1725, is home of the suckling pig cooked over vine shoots in the huge oven. 

The buzz of the night

In contrast to the sedate grandeur of Madrid’s classic artistic heritage, the famed nightlife of the city is when the city comes alive. Madrid is teeming with glamorous cocktail bars and nightclubs, full of people enjoying non-stop marcha (action). Intense passion coupled with rhythms of happiness are all essential qualities of flamenco. Madrid is the capital of flamenco. Flamenco is an expression of feelings that moves the spectator. Any day of the week, the city offers a wide range of shows, from grand performances in the city's theatres to small song and dance recitals in tablaos or halls.

Perfect for students!

Madrid is easy and safe to get around. The city operates one of the cheapest public transport systems in central Europe. It consists of metro, buses, trams, trains, and night buses. It is easy to access and allows students to explore and admire all that Madrid has to offer. This student-friendly city not only offers affordable living but also a wide range of discounted facilities available to students. This city is the complete package, with it being the Hispanic world’s centre for language, literature, culture and business and it being one of the cheapest cities.

Learn Spanish in Madrid for a vibrant learning experience.

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