I have told friends that I have four favorite towns. Austin, NYC, Berlin, and Madrid. The wife has visited all but one of these with me. We flew to Madrid from Moscow in DEC 2017. We even spent New Year’s Eve in Plaza Mayor where I proceeded to have my iPhone stolen.
Madrid (/məˈdrɪd/, Spanish: [maˈðɾið], locally: [maˈðɾi(θ)]) is the capital city of the Kingdom of Spain and the largest municipality in both the Community of Madrid and Spain as a whole. The city has a population of almost 3.2 million with a metropolitan area population of approximately 6.5 million. It is the third-largest cityin the European Union (EU) after London and Berlin, and its metropolitan area is the third-largest in the EU after those of London and Paris, according to Wikipedia.