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Barrio de Salamanca

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Barrio de Salamanca
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Address: 28006 Madrid, Spain
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Poshest, most conservative section of Madrid was developed through the...

Poshest, most conservative section of Madrid was developed through the investments of the Marquis of Salamanca.

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Best Barrio in Madrid!

It's a nice neighborhood to walk around, quiet, full with shops and cafes. It's considered to be one of the best and most expensive barrios of Madrid. Relatively close by you have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a nice neighborhood to walk around, quiet, full with shops and cafes. It's considered to be one of the best and most expensive barrios of Madrid. Relatively close by you have one entrance to Parque El Retiro, which is city-centre and it's extremely beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Barrio de Salamanca was my home away from home for five weeks during this summer of 2016. Excellent city location. Accessible to any point of interest in Madrid and other surrounding cities of Spain. This location was my base and I was able to visit , Cordova, Sevilla, Segovia, Toledo, Pedraza and even flew to Santiago de Compostela to enjoy... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, definitely a bunch of good restaurants, tapa bars and hotels to enjoy in this upscale neighborhood in Madrid. Pretty well connected with museums and points of interest in central Madrid, upscale shopping, etc

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoy nice feature ts and sightseeing around this classic and luxury neighborhood, old building with lots of character.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely upmarket area of the city Superb dress shops and places to sit with a drink and people watch. Although serious shopping is the best !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely area of Madrid. Hotel Orfila is not to be missed. Excellent restaurants, bars, and high-end stores. Quiet, yet dynamic. Close to all, but removed from the touristy areas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quiet, classy, out of the way, but close to attractions. You will see very few people on the streets, but this is a relief from the crowds at tourist sites and eateries.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is where Madrid meets Europe... Nice boutiques, restaurants and cafes and a beautiful architecture makes this one of the most desirable areas of the city. Great for walking away from the typical tourist areas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best place to go shopping. Remember that you will find the best brands here so prepare your credit card.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Magnificent area of Madrid. Quiet, high end and worth a visit for relaxing, drinks or just walking around

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Barrio de Salamanca
Broad, tree-lined avenues with pretty streetlights frame the neighborhood of Barrio Salamanca. With beautiful condominium buildings that make up most blocks in this area, this part of town is refined and quiet. It is also host to a few of the city's large shopping avenues, including Calle Serrano and Calle Jose Ortega y Gasset. A walk down these streets will reveal upscale chains, small boutiques, and plenty of opportunities for shopping or checking out the stylish displays. The locals here are polished and fashionable, the atmosphere is leisurely, and the lush Retiro Park on the southern border is yet another opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. A stroll through Barrio Salamanca is all about admiring the beautiful architecture, window-shopping, and people-watching in this upper-crust corner of Madrid.
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