Summary: Welcome to Madrid, capital of Spain and international center of culture. After spending half a century slumbering under a totalitarian regime, this city has burst forth into the new century with rejuvenated strides in the fields of art, culture and commerce. And it's not just the museums and landmarks you'll remember. The locals, called Madrilenos, know full well what the city is like after the sun sets. Madrid's vibrant nightlife carries on into the wee hours of the morning. No wonder they invented the siesta! Whether you're here to cut loose, see the sights or just relax, Madrid is just the place for you. This audio guide offers some insight on important facts and places that could be helpful on your trip to the magnificent Madrid.