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Views from the Temple of Debod

By | 18 September, 2019 | 0 comments

Templo Debod Atardecer

The Oeste (West) park, very close to Plaza España, not only hides the Temple of Debod, an Egyptian monument with a very curious history, but just behind this monument you can contemplate one of the most spectacular views in Madrid. Every afternoon, locals and tourists sit around to watch the sun set from afar, Read full article

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Final stage of the Vuelta ends in Madrid

By | 11 September, 2019 | 0 comments

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In mid-September, Madrid once again has the honour of hosting the final stage of the Vuelta a España which, in 2019, celebrates its 74th anniversary in its LXXIV edition.

The Spanish Vuelta, or as it is more popularly known, “La Vuelta”, is the youngest of those known as ” Big Tours” together with the Tour de France and the Giro d’Italia. Read full article

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The Orchard of the Nuns

By | 4 September, 2019 | 0 comments

Huerto de las Monjas

In the 17th century, Cistercian nuns began to cultivate a garden of carrots, lettuces, spring onions and cabbages in the Convent of the Sacrament. Today it is known as the Orchard of the Nuns or Garden of the O’Reilly Palace and it is one of the best kept secrets of this city.

Hidden under stairs and surrounded by blocks of buildings, Read full article

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The oldest restaurant in the world is in Madrid

By | 28 August, 2019 | 0 comments

El restaurante más antiguo del mundo está en Madrid

Founded in 1725, you can’t miss the opportunity to eat at the world’s oldest restaurant in Madrid. Jean Botín, a French chef, and his wife of Asturian origin founded Casa Botín, which according to Forbes is now number 3 on the list of classic restaurants in the world. Casa Botín has not ceased its activity for a single day; Read full article

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Pink Floyd Exhibition in Madrid

By | 21 August, 2019 | 0 comments

The Pink Floyd Exhibition in Madrid

Visiting Madrid is always a good option, no matter what time of the year it is. Even though you won’t find a beach in the capital of Spain in the summer, you’ll be faced with an overwhelming cultural offer that you’ll have to study carefully in order to choose which plan interests you most. Read full article

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Dalí, Lorca and Buñuel’s Madrid

By | 14 August, 2019 | 0 comments

El Madrid de Dalí, Lorca y Buñuel

Madrid is a culturally extraordinary city with unique exhibitions and tributes such as Lorca 2019, its activities continue to surprise its visitors and residents. At the beginning of 1920 Salvador Dalí, Federico García Lorca and Luis Buñuel, who formed part of the creative atmosphere of that time, met in Madrid. Madrid City Council has prepared a tour of the secret corners of this generation of intellectuals. Read full article

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August festivities in Madrid

By | 7 August, 2019 | 0 comments

Verbenas de Agosto en Madrid

Summer in Madrid is synonymous with tradition as its streets are filled with night saint festivals. At the end of the 19th century, “verbenas” or saint festivals used to last three days: the eve, the day of the Saint and the day after. This caused the three most famous festivals in Madrid to overlap and create many days of celebration. Read full article

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Retiro Park Puppet Theatre

By | 31 July, 2019 | 0 comments

Teatro de títeres de El Retiro

One of the most iconic family activities in Madrid is the Retiro Park Puppet Theatre. Since the 1950s, thousands of people have gathered in the popular Retiro park to enjoy the many functions offered by the Puppet Theatre.

The Theatre, which is very close to the Puerta de Alcalá entrance, offers an interesting line-up to entertain the whole family during the months of June, Read full article

Categories: Ocio en Madrid

Botanical Nights

By | 24 July, 2019 | 0 comments

Noches del Botánico

In summer, Madrid’s cultural offer is enriched every year thanks to the cycle of Botanical Nights concerts. Every year when summer arrives, the Royal Botanical Garden of Alfonso XII brings together artists of all genres to offer the residents and visitors a truly special event in a magnificent location.

The festival began on June 20th with the jazz band “Woody Allen & Read full article

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Balenciaga: The influence of Spanish painting in fashion design

By | 17 July, 2019 | 0 comments

This summer, the Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum is hosting a unique exhibition commissioned by Eloy Martínez de la Pera called “Balenciaga y la Pintura Española” (Balenciaga and Spanish Painting). The expo links the creation of the designer Cristóbal Balenciaga with the traditional Spanish painting between the 16th and 20th centuries. It includes a selection of sixty paintings from private collections and institutions such as the Museo del Prado or the Museo de Bellas Artes in Bilbao, Read full article

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