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Matadero Madrid

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Address: Paseo de la Chopera 14 | Se celebra en Matadero, Paseo de la Chopera 14, Madrid, 28045 Madrid, Spain
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An interesting example of architectural re-use

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

New and trendy, if you have several days in Madrid go see it, there are galleries, cinema, food and local markets now and then, and I´m pretty sure there are more activities. Its more a place for locals, who live there and know whats going on, but as a tourist you will always find something to see and the place... More 

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Thank RifkaRM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Matadero has expositions, art exhibits, theater, dance music, specialized markets (food, crafts, etc) and is near a lovely greenhouse and the Madrid Rio Park, which winds along the river with a variety of parky-type features. A nice expedition if you have time for more than the top 5 tourist spots in Madrid. Great picnic site.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Matadero -in previous incarnation a slaughter house facility- provides an ever growing set of cultural activities, amenities and public services in its regenerated version. With the backdrop of impressive masonry and iron renovated structures, its indoor and outdoor spaces afford unlimited quality-cultural potential. In similar fashion to Paris and Milan urban regeneration projects, these hubs are becoming gradually more culturally... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We went there fora couple of concerts, it´s nice and really open, and at night it´s wonderful. Don´t forget your hat and suncream during the day though, coz it could get really hot.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Art expositions live together with family activites, movies, live music, food and a beutiful botanic garden. One of my favourites places in Madrid.

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Thank Unhellsv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Huge exhibition space created from old slaughter houses. An absolutely wonderful transformation with great exhibitions going on every day of the year. Also has a wonderful cinema showing all sorts of documenteries.

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somerset
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

An incredible area full of great art and open spaces. Easy to get to, well worth visiting. The scale of some of the work is awesome and its full of surprises.

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