Madrid Practical Information

Amphitryon provides a practical guide with useful information about Madrid with telephone numbers of interest, the most important museums, main monuments and links to Madrid street map, underground, tourist buses and the IFEMA Trade Fair centre.

EMERGENCIES

  • Urgencies: Ambulance, Police and Fireman
    112 (only one for the whole Spain and Europe)
  • Local Police 091 
  • Municipal Police 092 
  • Guardia Civil of Traffic 062 
  • Fireman 080 (Madrid) - 085 (Community of Madrid)
  • Telephone Reporting 902 102 112 / 91 548 85 37 (Service of Attention to the Foreign Tourist)
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INFORMATION

  • Municipal Information
    From Monday until Friday of 8:00 to 21:00 hours
    On Saturdays of 9:00 to 14:00 hours.
    010 (from Madrid)
    91 540 40 10 / 91 540 40 40 (from out of the municipality)
  • National Information
    11818 / 11850 / 11828 / 11881 / 11824/11819 
    International Information
    11825
  • Yellow Pages
    11888 
    Information and calls across operator
    Spain: 1009
    Europe and Morocco: 1008
    Remain of the world: 1005 
  • Office of Tourist Information of the Town hall of Madrid
    Tel: 91 588 16 36 / 91 366 54 77
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HEALTH

  • Red Cross Emergencies
    91 522 22 22
  • Red Cross Ambulances
    91 479 93 61
  • Poisonings
    91 562 04 20
  • Urgencies
    061
  • SAMUR
    092
  • SERCAM (Urgencies Community of Madrid)
    112
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CARD CANCELLATION

  • 4B (MasterCard y Visa)
    91 362 62 00 / 91 362 63 00 / 902 11 44 00 / 900 97 12 31 (Telephone* gratuito) 
  • Red 6000 (Savings banks)
    91 596 53 00 / 91 596 53 35 
  • American Express
    91 572 03 03 / 91 572 03 20 / 902 375 637 / 900 99 44 26 (Telephone* gratuito)  
  • American Express Jaguar
    91 572 03 03 / 91 572 02 30 
  • Bancomat / Mastercard /Eurocard
    900 97 12 31 
  • Diner's Club / Citibank
    91 547 40 00 / 902 40 11 12 
  • Eurocard / Mastercard
    900 971 231 / 91 519 21 00 / 91 362 62 00 / 900 951 125 
  • Servired (Mastercard and Visa)
    91 519 21 00 / 91 519 60 00 /
    902 19 21 00 
  • Visa Electrón
    900 99 11 24 / 900 99 12 16
  • Visa Spain
    91 519 21 00 
  • Visa International
    900 99 12 16 (foreigners with card in Spain) / 900 97 44 45
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TRANSPORT

  • Radio Taxi
    Tel. +34 902 47 82 00 / +34 91 547 82 00
  • Euro Taxi
    91 547 85 00 / 91 547 82 00
  • Tele Taxi
    91 371 21 31 / 91 371 37 11
  • Traffic-Info
    900 12 35 05
  • Metro (Underground)
    902 444 403
  • Barajas Airport (Information)
    902 35 35 70
  • Renfe (Railway)
    902 24 02 02
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MOST IMPORTANT MUSEUMS

  • National Museum of the Prado
    The Prado Museum is the most famous museum of Madrid and one of the more important museums of art of the world. Among his artists there are painters of the height of Velázquez and Goya.
    Address: Pº del Prado, s/n
    Tel: 91 330 28 00
  • National Museum Center of Art Reina Sofia
    The National Museum Center of Art Reina Sofia offers the visitor an extensive collection of works of contemporary Spanish art. Among his artists, names stand out as Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí and Joan Miro. It shelters famous Picasso's painting “El Guernica”.
    Address: Santa Isabel, 52
    Tel: 91 774 10 00
  • Museum Thyssen Bornemisza
    The Museum Thyssen-Bornemisza is one of the most important museums of art of Madrid and complements the collections of the Prado Museum and Museum Reina Sofia. It has more than 800 works that the family Thyssen-Bornemisza assembled during two generations.
    Address: Pº del Prado, 8
    Tel: 91 420 39 44
  • CaixaForum Madrid
    CaixaForum Madrid offers ancient, modern and contemporary art, festivals of music and poetry, art multimedia, debates of current importance, social days and familiar and educational workshops. His spectacular sedate placed in the Paseo del Prado was the ancient building of the Central Electric of Midday, and it is, from now on, one of the new icons of our city.
    Address: Paseo del Prado, 36
    Tel: 91 330 73 00
  • Royal Botanical Garden
    In the center of Madrid exists a quiet place where you still can enjoy the nature and the calmness. The Royal Botanical Garden is a box of surprises for everyone who comes, because it is replete of beautiful corners with more than two centuries of history. In addition this singular space introduces the visitor in the knowledge of a science with long years of tradition as it is the Botany.
    Address: Plaza de Murillo, 2
    Tel: 91 420 30 17
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THE 25 MAIN MONUMENTS

  • Palacio Real
  • Catedral de la Almudena
  • Plaza Mayr
  • Plaza de la Villa
  • Parque del Buen Retiro
  • Estación de Atocha
  • Real Jardín Botánico
  • Plaza de Cibeles
  • Plaza de Neptuno
  • Gran Vía
  • Puerta del Sol
  • Puerta de Alcalá
  • Estadio Santiago Bernabéu
  • Templo de Debod
  • Palacio de Cristal
  • Biblioteca Nacional
  • Banco de spain
  • Plaza de Colon
  • Casa de América
  • Palacio de Liria
  • Plaza de spain
  • Puente de Segovia
  • Puerta Europa
  • Teatro Real
  • Plaza de Toros Monumental de las Ventas
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LINKS OF INTEREST

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