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Getafe is a city in Spain, located south of the Metropolitan Area of Madrid. It is highly dense and is one of the industrialist cities in the country. There are lots of places to see in this crowded city and the best way to enjoy an economical sightseeing tour is via buses. Buses roam all around the city and take you to your destination very quickly. Getafe is well connected via train, bus and taxi and there is also an airbase in the city. However, the Getafe air base is used by the military and it is not meant for public airlines. People coming to the city can land at the Madrid Barajas Airport and take a cab to reach one of the hotels in Getafe. Finding cheap flights to Getafe should not be a problem as online travel sites often offer affordable air + hotel packages.
The first iconic site of the city is the Hill of the Angels. The hermitage of Our Lady of the Angels and the monument of the Scared Heart are located at the summit. No matter which part of the city you are staying in, the hill is visible from everywhere. Your next destination should be Catedral de Nuestra Señora de La Magdalena. This 18th century church has a tower in mudéjar style and a Baroque altarpiece. In 1958, the then government declared it as a historical monument. There is another church in the city named Iglesia de los Santos Justo y Pastor. This more than 500-year-old church was recently restored and looks very impressive.
There is a more than 500-year-old hospital in the city named Hospitalillo de San José. Although hospitals are for sick people, you should visit it to realize the characteristics of Castilian style of architecture. How about visiting a prison that now serves as a library? Biblioteca Ricardo de la Vega was developed as a prison in 1617 but in the middle of the 20th century, it was converted into a library.
End your tour by visiting the Coliseum Alfonso Perez Stadium. It’s the home ground of famous football club Getafe FC. The stadium was built in 1998. It has a seating facility for approximately 17,000 spectators.
Whether you are a fan of football or architecture, this city has something interesting to offer. So, just pack your bags and book tickets in cheap flights to Getafe to enjoy a great holiday.