Reviewed by Tansy B.
"The scene: Juan Carlos I is one of the biggest parks in Madrid and certainly the largest in the northern part of the city. It was founded with motivat ..." more
Glorieta S.A.R. Don Juan de Borbón y
Park / Tour
Reviewed by Tansy B.
"My take: Campo del Moro is a set of gardens located underneath the Palacio Real. It has a chilled vibe and you can walk around the grounds to your hea ..." more
Paseo Virgen del Puerto
Party Earth Review Hidden away in a maze of cobblestone streets in what was the original center of Madrid is Plaza de la Paja, which, centuries ago, was one of the city’s most important cultural and commercial meeting points. This charming square, nestled between the medieval walls of the Bishop’s Chapel and the estate of an aristocratic ... more
Plaza de la Paja
Party Earth Review One of the most famous flea markets in the world, El Rastro sells everything from clothes, jewelry, and antiques to music, DVDs, and vintage 1970s Playboy magazines. Every Sunday, multitudes of people from all walks of life descend on the sunny Plaza de Cascorro in search of the best deals on any goods imaginable. Although ... more
Plaza de Cascorro and Ribera de Curtidores
Party Earth Review A massive covered market that’s been doling out fabulously fresh fare since 1916, the Mercado de San Miguel attracts a wide variety of Madrileños and tourists daily, from local homemakers hunting sliced ham to statuesque Spanish ladies relaxing over oysters and champagne. Built almost entirely of exposed iron beams and ... more
Plaza San Miguel 1
Party Earth Review Stretching from the Atocha area in the center of the city to the affluent Salamanca neighborhood in the northwest, Madrid’s five-hundred-year-old El Parque del Buen Retiro is a lush and bustling urban playground, a veritable feast for the senses that has something to offer everyone. Visitors will find an animated crowd ... more
C/ Alfonso XII, 14
Party Earth Review On the southeast side of the historical center of Madrid lies the former Jewish quarter of Lavapiés, a neighborhood that has been transformed over hundreds of years into a vibrant multicultural mix of cosmopolitan life. With an immigrant population estimated at over fifty percent, the barrio’s narrow streets resonate with ... more