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Matadero Madrid

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Address: Paseo de la Chopera 14, 28045 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: +34 915 17 73 09
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one of my favorite places

This old and huge slaughterhouse area was build in the beginning of the 20 century and was in use until the 90s until finally converted in this amazing art and action... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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tarifa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

This old and huge slaughterhouse area was build in the beginning of the 20 century and was in use until the 90s until finally converted in this amazing art and action conglomeracion. Due to its size you have several activities , like theaters, alternative cinemas, live music happenings,exibitions,markets,library and all kind of special dates of music and art. In my... More 

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Alicante Province, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

Went to Matadero Madrid last Saturday for the Game of Thrones Exhibition. It was a sunny, really busy day,. Great open space, vibrant and full of life. I´m looking forward to visiting the Matadero again and explore the whole place. It is easy to find and lots of parking spaces nearby.

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Cartagena, Spain
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17 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

It's an open space with an open view of art and culture. It really worths a visit, it doesn't matter whatever they exhibit. It's an old slaughterhouse which has been rebuilt in an exquisit way. There are different activities every weekend, and you are able to interact with the instalations including music, sculpture and paintings. It's easy to see artists... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This place is enormous. It has all sorts of exhibitions . Lets your imagination run wild with so many different subjects on offer. You really need at least a full day to appreciate this magnificent place.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

Go on a sunday afternoon. Very interesting place with expositions, a market and some cafeterias to relax with some friends and meet maybe new friends!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Great place to visit the exhibitions of contemporary art/ designers, theatre or grab a bite to eat. At walking distance from legazpi metro station.

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Coming to Madrid so often for visits it's hard to find something new and unusual for our friends to take us.. Beyond the exhilarating nightlife.. This time spent the late afternoon at Matadero. This long since forgotten and abandoned Abbatoir has truly been transformed into an amazing living art exhibits and cosy bars. We wandered around the place, both indoors... More 

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Honolulu
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110 reviews 110 reviews
42 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Although it is in need of more exhibits to complete the space, I enjoyed the exhibit on display...one of my favorites was a self-portrait...lots of performance spaces that must be put to good uses in the evening...

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Madrid, Spain
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214 reviews 214 reviews
31 attraction reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We walked around on a week day morning waiting for the restaurant to open for lunch. I liked the architecture and the idea that such old building used for animal slaughter have been transformed in theaters etc. But at the same time it had a feeling of emptiness and unfriendliness. What I really liked an I suggest to visit are... More 

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Rosarito, Mexico
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I loved el Matadero! This was my most favoritestest spot to discover in Madrid. My boyfriend suggested we hike down there from our hotel to the north east of Retiro Park and I agreed to the exercise and the chance to see other parts of the city a bit out of the tourist bubble. We made the long walk and... More 

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