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Calle Manuela Malasana 20, 28004 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked through Malasana for a while and it looked quite interesting. We went through a few streets, and were impressed by the proliferation of cafes, bars and a terrific variety of restaurants, some beautiful boutiques and art galleries with at times, unusual art, as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed March 22, 2019

This neighborhood does not only have the typical Madrid architecture, but it also hosts tons of little boutique shops that are more inclined towards artistic endeavours. There are a lot of art galleries, an amazing icecream shop called ¨la pescaderia¨, great bars and small restaurants....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 11, 2019

This neighborhood in Madrid is a hip spot with lots of shop and restaurants. It is a must go to destination for some hipster fun. We visited many vintage shops and other boutiques. This area is wonderful way to spend an afternoon while strolling along...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kim S
Reviewed March 10, 2019

In this area you can meet many people, a lot of young ones, always going around tapeando or discussing. There is an incredible number of restaurants, at various level. Some are quite good

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank organante
Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

The locals here party from very late at night till the early hours of the morning. Good luck keeping up. Authentic quirky shops , bars and restaurants every couple of steps. What a fun barrio this is. Truly Madrid. Unmissable if you want to see...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 15, 2019

Its a beautiful area full of shops, bars, restaurants and terraces with people having a drink till the early hours of the morning. Its alot more authentic then alot of other areas in central Madrid Thus the streets and plazas are absolutely jam packed with...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

This is a beautiful historic area with lovely narrow streets. Absolutely full of bars and clubs. This is probably the most authentic barrio in central Madrid with few tourists. Which means the locals come out to play after midnight and keep going longer than any...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

We explored this barrio when walking back from the Temple of Debod to our hotel just North of Chueca and were surprised how many small shops, bars and restaurants we passed that seem to have opened quite recently. There are some lovely quaint narrow streets...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed November 13, 2018

We stayed in this area for a week and couldn't get over the amount of graffiti there was. Some beautiful entrances and doors were covered in it. Not attractive graffiti in most cases, just scribble. A 4th star if there weren't so much of it....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Flantheman2334
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Lots of restaurants, cafes, and bars. Fun stores, friendly people. Mox for quick, healhty meals and snacks, Bar Galleta looks yummy and upscale. Loreta was a surprise hit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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June 13, 2016|
Response from ballyga | Reviewed this property |
Hi, to visit Malasana the route will depend on where you are starting from and what specific sites you want to see. There are several metro lines that can take you to Malasana and the largest is likely Plaza d'Espana, but... More
June 13, 2016|
Response from Imma P | Reviewed this property |
Tribunal or Bilbao, both are very close to the area.