|Tennis court rent (1 hour on weekend)||$14.69|
|Taxi 1hour Waiting||$27.12|
|Combo meal at McDonalds||$9.49|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) outside of centre||$1 272.64|
|Imported beer at restaurant||$4.07|
|1 Pair of Nike shoes||$106.63|
|1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff||$0.23|
Puente de Vallecas is one of the twenty one districts of Madrid City. The district is divided into six wards. Puente de Vallecas is popular among tourists visiting Madrid for the first time as they enjoy the district’s marvelous architecture and gardens. You can reach the district by landing at the Madrid airport or Cuatro Vientos Airport. There are several budget airlines operating from these two airports and you should not have trouble finding tickets for cheap flights to Puente de Vallecas. However, every year, thousands of tourists visit Puente de Vallecas and therefore, you should book the tickets well in advance because everyone targets the cheap flights to Puente de Vallecas and seats get booked very quickly. Once you reach the district, there are plenty of accommodation options for all. You can stay in star-rated or budget hotels in Puente de Vallecas and enjoy your holiday.
There are a number of tourist spots in Puente de Vallecas but if you want to start from the nearest place to the city center, then go to the Palacio de Cristal. The building was developed as a greenhouse using glass and steel but nowadays, it holds contemporary art exhibitions. Even if you are not interested in paintings, the building itself is worth your time. Another famous art exhibition hall is Palacio de Velasquez. It’s located in front of the renowned Artichoke Fountain. The palace is named after its architect and you don’t have to pay anything to enter the building.
People coming to Puente de Vallecas to enjoy their honeymoon should go to El Retiro. It’s the most famous park in this area and offers a truly tranquil environment. The total area of the park is 350 acres and there are monuments, lake and sculpture inside the park. It’s the ideal romantic destination in entire Spain.
Not so far from the park is located Puerta de Alcalá with all its glory. It’s a neo classical monument and a fine example of the genius of Spanish architects. After visiting Puerta de Alcalá, you can end your city tour by going to the Prado Museum. The items on display are seriously impressive. From paintings and sculpture to coins and medals, you can see them all in this very famous museum.