Discover Madrid

09/ 2/2013

 

Plaza Mayor

One of the most notable places in Madrid. An open market of stamps and coins is held on Sundays, and during Christmas time it is a fair with Christmas items. Also, it usually supports a gathering of artists and street musicians.

Puerta del Sol

Neuralgic centre of the capital city that has an infinite variety of shops, restaurants, bars, and cafés within reach. The "zero kilometre" is located in its plaza, which is from where the different radial roads are measured that connect Madrid to the rest of Spain.

La Latina

Located in the heart of the Madrid of the Habsburg period, it has numerous charming places to eat tapas and discover Madrid's famous nightlife.

Chueca

A centrally located neighbourhood in Madrid with shops that set the trends for urban fashion, restaurants with surprising Spanish, ethnic, and fusion cuisine, and unsuspected places to get haircuts or get a tattoo. Don't miss out on discovering it.

Museo Nacional del Prado

Without a doubt, it houses one of the world's largest collections of paintings.

Paseo del Prado s/n
Tel: (+34) 91 330 28 00

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía

An extensive and permanent collection of Spanish modern and contemporary art, as well as an interesting itinerary of exhibits. The museum expansion is an ambitious project carried out by Jean Nouvel.

Santa Isabel, 52
Tel.: (+34) 91 467 50 62

Museo Thyssen Bornemisza

Located in the Palacio de Villahermosa (S.XIX), it was remodelled by the architect Rafael Moneo to house an impressive painting collection assembled by the Thyssen-Bornemisza family, spanning more than two generations.

Paseo del Prado, 8
Tel: (+34) 91 369 01 51

Batavia

Batavia is, without a doubt, one of the most exquisite decorating stores in Madrid. It is a true discovery for lovers of the Orient with furniture, objects, and accessories from exotic places such as Myanmar, Vietnam, China, and Thailand. All of this is available without costing you an arm and a leg; it is truly a treasure.

T. 91 594 2233

info@batavia.es

Librería galería Panta Rhei

Panta Rhei is an interesting and widely-spaced place dedicated to contemporary culture in which you can find books on graphic and digital design, advertising, and catalogues on the latest exhibits of leading artists. You can also find books on fashion, decoration, artist books and gift editions, and illustrated children's literature on top of contemporary gifts. Here can you also find the only exhibit hall in Madrid specialising in illustration and design.

C/ Hernán Cortés 7
Madrid 28004
Tel +34 91 319 89 02
info@panta-rhei.es

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