Patones de Arriba, a charming village in the north of the Community of Madrid, represents the black architecture which is very typical in this area and the neighboring Sierra de Guadalajara.
The new Castle of Manzanares el Real, also known as Castle of the Mendozas, is a fortress built in the fifteenth century at the bottom of Sierra de Guadarrama.
The Museum of America in Madrid was founded on 19th April 1941 but until 1965 it was not opened in its present building near the University City.
The Pedriza Natural Park in the north of Madrid is one of the largest granitic ranges of Europe. You will find fantastic rocky cliffs, peaks, streams and meadows. The most popular points are the Yelmo, Peña gigante and Las Torres.