Temple of Debod

Madrid is a city full of places to discover. One of them is the Temple of Debod, an Egyptian temple that was moved to this Spanish city in 1968 as a gift from the Egyptian Government. This construction, which belongs to the Second Millennium BC, is open to the public in its current location: the Gardens of the Temple of Debod , on Ferraz street. The chapel that was initially built for the veneration of the gods Amun and Isis, is decorated with various reliefs. It consists of several rooms located around a central and original nucleus.

From the esplanade of this park , you can also enjoy unique views of the Casa de Campo, as well as the Almudena Cathedral and the Royal Palace . It is an ideal place now that this spring time arrives to sit and rest under a shade on a sunny day, read a book or simply spend an afternoon with friends.

The time to enter is different depending on the season of the year. Thus, in the winter months and from Tuesday to Thursday it remains open from 9:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. and from 4:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., while from Friday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In the summer season (April to September), the temple is open from Tuesday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm and from 6 pm to 8 pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 2 pm. On Mondays and holidays it is closed.

To get there, the closest metro stops are Plaza de España and Ventura Rodríguez. Several bus lines also arrive: 25, 33, 39, 46, 74, 75, 148.