Intur Palacio San Martin
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TravelPod Member ReviewsIntur Palacio San Martin Madrid
Centrally located, catered for every need. Fantastic breakfast. Wonderful service.
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After a great breakfast in the hotel, we had a city tour on our bus with Alberto, a local Spanish guide, who was very good. Madrid was settled 1200 years ago by Mohammed I and the Moors (Muslims) to protect the capital city of Toledo, 40 miles away. The city is the highest city in Spain and located on hills. We saw the Royal Palace, the Cathedral, the bridge Viaducto, that connected the Palace neighborhood and the Muslim sector. We stopped at a park that had ...
... student from the u of a but I think she is a little more
ahead of the game with Spanish then I am, as she has taken a 211 course and is
in a latin American organization at school. Her conversation is much more fluid
in Spanish with maria then mine but im hoping that will change. I unpacked all
my things and settled in. It was good to hear what tamar’s hopes of the course
are and her travel plans, I feel like she will be a ...
... the Spanish Parliament, several residential districts with beautiful old buildings, and the commercial and financial district. Our guide, Maria Teresa, told us much information about what we were seeing. We stopped at the Prado Museum where Maria gave us an almost two hour guided tour of the Spanish painters. I especially enjoyed all of the paintings by El Greco, the Greek. On the way back to the bus we stopped in the Church of St. ...
... that for two centuries this one-time palace for the Castilian monarchs was used as a prison. But it is the aqueduct that is the most mind-boggling piece of ancient engineering that one is ever likely to see. Built around the 1st century AD it supplied water from 14km away to the high part of town which at the time was a Roman military base. It has two levels reaching 28 metres, 166 arches, 120 pillars and 20000 granite blocks. And best of all? No bonding agent was used! ...
... how important it is make the most of this experience and when I say make the most, this involves something different for everyone - sure you can go trips every weekend and look at historic landmarks or famous paintings or alternatively get off your tits Thursday through to Sunday - but to embrace your time abroad is to completely transform your lifestyle and outlook and remember that every new experience good or bad brings a positive either now ...