Here is a list of popular plazas of Madrid that are a must-see...
1. Plaza de Cibeles
2. Plaza Mayor
3. Plaza de ColónIt is not hard to spot this square due to the towering statue of Columbus, the legendary seafarer and explorer. Known as the Columbus Square in English, the plaza makes for a great picture, especially during the months of spring, when the surrounding area is in full bloom.
4. Plaza de RamalesSurprisingly, this elegant plaza is not flocked by many tourists, hence you can while away your time in peace. Madrid’s most celebrated artist, Diego Velázquez is said to be buried below this square: his remains’ disappearance is still a mystery.
5. Plaza de Oriente
6. Plaza de Santa Ana
7. Plaza de España
8. Plaza de la Villa
9. Puerta del Sol
A short walk from Plaza Mayor will land you in the most famous and central square of Madrid - Puerta del Sol. Don’t forget to take a picture of your feet placed on the stone slab of 'Kilometre Zero' or the exact centre of Spain - a must-do in this plaza.