What to see near Hotel Cortezo
What to see near Hotel Cortezo

Madrid is a city brimming with history, culture and life. Its streets exude a unique charm that attracts visitors from all over the world. In the heart of the city is the Hotel Cortezo, a modern hotel that offers the best amenities and unparalleled services.

In this article, we will guide you through a tour of the most emblematic places that you cannot miss during your stay in Hotel Cortezo.

"Your route through Madrid, a 10-minute walk from the hotel."

Plaza Mayor
Our first stop is the Plaza Mayor. Built in the 17th century by order of King Philip III, it stands as an architectural masterpiece in the heart of the city. The center of the square is dominated by a bronze equestrian statue of King Philip III himself, a piece of art that pays tribute to his legacy.

The Plaza Mayor has witnessed countless events over the centuries, from bullfights to processions and theatrical performances. Strolling through its arcades, you'll discover a captivating mix of traditional stores, bars and restaurants offering authentic Spanish cuisine. Among the buildings that adorn the square are the Casa de la Panadería, with impressive frescoes on its facade, and the Casa de la Carnicería.

Mercado de San Miguel
Just a few steps from Hotel Cortezo, awaits the Mercado de San Miguel, a culinary treasure in the heart of Madrid. This market, unique in its kind for being built in iron, reflects the modernity and quality of the products it offers. With 33 food and drink stalls, the Mercado de San Miguel is a true showcase of Spain's gastronomic diversity.

This place is not only a market, but a center of culinary culture that hosts courses, presentations and fairs related to gastronomy. Its ample opening hours make it the perfect place for both day and night. Here, you can taste tapas and enjoy a wide selection of wines in its wine bars and bars.

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
If you are an art lover, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum should be on your must-see list. This international collection is the result of the exquisite taste of Baron Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza and his son, Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza. Since 2004, the collection has been enriched by the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection, which brings more than 200 works to complement the styles and genres present in the Permanent Collection.

The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum is known for its accessibility, dynamism and commitment to quality. It offers a wide range of activities for all audiences, including temporary exhibitions, educational activities, online games, courses, competitions, concerts, workshops, and film and theater events.

Gran Vía
The last stop is the Gran Vía. This avenue, founded between 1910 and 1929, is the most famous boulevard in the city and connects the Salamanca and Argüelles neighborhoods. Along the Gran Vía, you will find a wide variety of stores, restaurants and some of the most emblematic buildings of the capital.

Some of the most iconic buildings on this street include the Edificio Metrópolis and the Edificio Carrión, famous for the iconic Schweppes sign that adorns the Plaza del Callao

Where to stay?
If you are planning to visit these places of interest in Madrid, there is no better place to stay than the Hotel Cortezo.

Located in the center of Madrid, just a stone's throw from Plaza Mayor and Puerta del Sol, it offers you an unparalleled experience with first-class amenities and an excellent value for money so that you can enjoy your stay in Madrid to the fullest.

So why wait? Book your stay at Hotel Cortezo right now and discover Madrid from the heart of the city!