Madison or Rose City is a borough located in Morris County, New Jersey, United States of America. Madison has an area of 4 square miles. According to a 2010 census, the city has a population of almost 16,000 residents. The area of Madison was inhabited for thousands of year before the arrival of Europeans. Amerinds and Lenape Indians are just a part of the populations that lived in it. In 1715, a village named Bottle Hill was settled. The borough of Madison was incorporated years later, on December 27, 1889. If you plan to visit it to see how the present Madison looks like, do not forget about its main points of interest.
Top Attractions within Madison
Florence and Robert Zuck Arboretum is a beautiful natural attraction of Madison, located in the southwestern area of Drew University. You can only visit it by appointment. It was created in the 1980s in the honor of Florence and Robert Zuck, two faculty members. The Madison arboretum contains native and introduced trees among which also grow turtles, muskrats and goldfish in two ponds.
Garlic Rose is one of the best eateries of Madison. It is located close to the city center and offers delicious food. The dishes are from the international cuisine and the desserts are more than spectacular. If you visit it for the first time and you cannot decide on what to try, ask for the Gilroy Potatoes. Do not forget that this is a BYOB establishment and that all the plates contain garlic.
Il Mondo Vechio is a beautiful and elegant restaurant located in the city center of Madison, on Main Street to be more exact. The eatery opened in the early 1990s and is always busy, so you may need a reservation. Not decided what to start with? Ask for Clams Fra Diablo and Veal Toscana.