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The Majesty of Madrid, by Rick Steves

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The Palace of the Duchess of Sueca

The building, with 7,200 square meters, is completely empty and abandoned. Only a person lives in the building, Carmen Martin, aged 95, and her cats. She lives without electricity or heating since her father died 30 years ago, though she … Continue reading

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May 15th, Madrid’s day

Saint Isidore the Farmer (Isidro de Merlo, 1068-1172) is a Catholic saint and he is the patron saint of Madrid. He was a farmer and served the noble Juan de Vargas at his home in Madrid. Today the building hosts … Continue reading

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