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Address: Paseo Chopera 14 | Se celebra en Matadero, Paseo de la Chopera 14, Madrid, 28045 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: +34 915 17 73 09
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Exciting arty visit to old slaughter house for a drink

Matadero, the old slaughter house by the river, near metro Legazpi, now a fabulous cultural, art and design center. A huge complex with several low buildings (from beginning of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Greater London, United Kingdom
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Matadero, the old slaughter house by the river, near metro Legazpi, now a fabulous cultural, art and design center. A huge complex with several low buildings (from beginning of 20thC) to showcase exhibits, theatre, film, installations, workshops, and a vast outdoor area (with art and sport performances) well worth visiting. There is also a large open space with bars and... More 

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I feel lucky to have been there! It is an impressive place for lovers of good design when it comes to museums or contemporary art spaces. It is close to Legazpi metro station. In the corner you can take a beer cane at the end of your tour. 100% recommended for artists, designers, and lovers of good spaces of artistic... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Near the metro station Legazpi, renovated like an old factory. The mood is special, it is worth to go there only in the afternoon and evening, when organise a lot of program.

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Harpswell, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

The Matadero is the old slaughter house located along the river and near the metro stop Legazpi, now converted to a cultural and art center. Its a large complex of several low buildings containing exhibit, theatre, and film showing spaces, workshops, outdoor performance areas, and probably more. It being about 2:00 when we arrived from strolling the adjacent Madrid Rio... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

The 'Matadero' built in 1924, with many alterations over the years, was revamped after being closed for years in 2006 and is now a Contemporary Art Centre. The centre offers exhibitions, rooms for events, cafeteria among other attractions. It is interesting to see if there is something being shown that is of your interest. Otherwise probably not worth going to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

This is where locals go in the weekends for cinema, music venues, exhibitions, eating, special events...

Thank Sor G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Here you will find different cultural offers for everybody. Variety and interesting place to discover even if its just to look around to explore what it has to offer.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

I admit to being disturbed that this was once a slaughter house. But I suppose everyone has to eat. This is an impressive example of re-use of a building, and the architecture itself is lovely and in really good condition. I stopped by here on a bike tour, so we didn't have much time, however, saw some exhibits and talked... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

This prominently located slaughter house has reinvented itself as a wonderfully inspired cultural hub. Its grim origins have been subject to some intelligent architectural interventions which subtly blends new forms onto the original. The result is a focus for exhibitions theatre dance film and fashion together with cultural industry offices. When we visited there was a deeply impressive photo exhibition... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

From art, theater, gardening, library, conferences, kid activities, temporary events and exhibitions

Thank Teresa M

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