The Most Instagrammable Places in Madrid

June 25, 2018
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Madrid is full of photographic opportunities. From its monuments to its trendy eateries, there's no shortage of Instagram material. One of my favorite things to do is grab my camera and wander around the city looking for the perfect pic, and I can assure you that I always come back with interesting shots. That's the beauty of big cities: variety.

Without further ado, here are the most instagrammable places in Madrid.

Instagrammable Landmarks in Madrid

There's not doubt that a city's landmarks is the best way to start your InstaTour. Plaza Mayor (pictured above) is one of them. Bustling any time of the year, you can have drinks outdoors in summer or visit the Christmas market in winter.
posada del peine hotel madrid landmark
Posada del Peine, a 1610 building which is the first hotel in Madrid.
Sabatini Gardens Royal Palace Madrid landmark
Sabatini gardens and the Royal Palacetemple debod summer madrid
Temple of Debod, an ancient Egyptian temple that was dismantled and rebuilt in Madrid. Come here at blue hour to get the perfect shot.4 towers skyscrapers eurostars hotel madrid
The 4 towers, Madrid's skyscrapers

Instagrammable Cafes and Restaurants in Madrid

Perrachica trendy restaurant Madrid
Perrachica, the trendiest place in town where all the pretty people hang out.
El Perro y la Galleta trendy restaurant Madrid
El Perro y la Galleta, a dog friendly restaurant.
Cafe de Oriente Royal Palace Madrid
Cafe de Oriente, an iconic cafe facing Palacio Real.Jardin Secreto Salvador Bachiller Madrid trendy brunch restaurant cocktails
The best food markets
Frida trendy restaurant brunch fashionable Madrid
Frida, a fashionable brunch spot from the owners of Perrachica.
Cafe Run Run Run. Restaurant and running club all in one place. 100% healthy food, great decor and ambiance. Eating here is an amazing experience you'll never forget.

Instagrammable Shops in Madrid

Madrid is the best city for retail therapy in Spain. You can read my complete shopping guide here. 
Brownie calle Hermosilla shopping guide Madrid
Brownie, a beautiful alley hidden in calle Hermosilla.
margarita se llama mi amor Madrid floristeria shopping flower shop
Margarita se llama mi amor, a beautiful flower shop.

What are the most instagrammable places in your city?
xo Cristina

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  1. Wow beautiful photos! The places are really instagrammable :)

    Please check out my latest post, too? I'd love to hear something from you! :)

  2. What gorgoues pics. Madrid seems like a wonderful pictures. These are going to be forever pics .

  3. Love the hidden alley where Brownie is! Madrid is such a beautiful city!! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

  4. I love how much color is used everywhere! The cafes look gorgeous!

  5. Beautiful pictures! I went to Madrid years ago, wish I had this list then!

  6. I want to go to Madrid so bad! This is helpful for when I do.

  7. This looks like an amazing trip. Madrid is on my bucket list. As soon as my kiddos are old enough it's a grown up trip I can't wait for. Love all the pretty places you shared. Book marking this for later.

  8. The places you shared are just beautiful! I hope to one day be able to go visit!

  9. How adorable is El Perro y la Galleta?! Every photograph here is giving me serious travel envy. What a beautiful representation of what seems like an amazing place!

  10. Gorgeous photos! Now I just need to get myself to Madrid haha

  11. These places look so pretty!!

  12. Beautiful! There's so much charm. Perfect for photos!!

  13. It definitely is! The have the cutest dog portraits, plus it's a dog friendly restaurant :)

  14. Oh, how beautiful Madrid! I hope to visit someday soon, instead of seeing it through the eyes of instagrammers!

  15. Such gorgeous places to discover - a city I'd love to explore, and I can imagine taking a LOT of photos to share... Thanks for linking up with #citytripping

  16. Wow girl! This is a great post! Thanks for sharing! Now I know where to go to in Madrid to take some photos! ;) I haven't been there and it looks stunning! Loving all your pictures too!


  17. What gorgeous photos! Makes me feel like I just went in real life. I’d love to visit one day when my homeschoolers are a little older.

  18. You are so beautiful, and I love that fun summery dress! I totally want to visit here ahh!
    -Kate //

  19. The royal palace is so beautiful! It reminds me more of the Austro-Hungarian architecture though, which is a little surprising and also not at all if I remember my history correctly. I'm definitely getting more excited about our trip to Spain in November though! Saving for later!

  20. I didn't make it to Madrid the last time I was in Spain and I really regretted it... Now I can see I was right, and I have to add it to my next time list! Lovely photos! #citytripping

  21. I've never been to Madrid but now it's definitely on my bucket list. All of these places are so beautiful! I had no idea that they assembled an Egyptian temple there. I wonder what the story is behind that?

  22. Hi Christina! The Egyptian state donated the temple as a sign of gratitude for the help provided by Spain in saving other historical sites in Egypt

  23. Beautiful photos! Madrid looks amazing :)

  24. Wow! This is gorgeous! I really love the cafes. So much style and color compared to America. :)

  25. You really can't run out of things to post in IG in Madrid, such a beautiful city. Your photos are gorgeous dear, and I love your dress, that's such a cute print!

    Jessica |

  26. These places are so beautiful! I can totally see why they're the most Instagrammable places in Madrid!

  27. So many beautiful spaces and places! I would love to be able to visit Madrid one day.

  28. Such beautiful places, Cristina! You honestly take the most beautiful photographs. Keep it up!! :)

  29. How gorgeous have you made Madrid look! Your website is my go to spot for planning my upcoming trip now - cheers! lol x

  30. You have the most fun! Such beautiful photos.

  31. Some of those cafés and restaurants are absolutely beautiful, Cristina! I'd head to Madrid to visit those alone. Thanks for sharing your inspiration on #FarawayFiles. I think you may have forgotten to add the Faraway File badge - you can find the code for it on my post :)


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