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The Morería Neighbourhood: A Journey through Madrid’s History

The Morería Neighbourhood is a historic and distinctive neighborhood deeply rooted in the rich history of Madrid. Located in the heart of the Spanish capital, the Morería Neighbourhood resonates with a rich blend of cultural traditions and historical vestiges, unveiling the legacy of Arab and Moorish influence in the region. Its narrow cobbled streets and… Continue reading “The Morería Neighbourhood: A Journey through Madrid’s History”

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What is Movida Madrileña? – More than a Revolutional Cultural Movement

Movida Madrileña is a cultural movement, but also a societal revolution, a wave of sexual, artistic and, according to some, even political freedom. Particularly affecting the city of Madrid in the 70s and 80s, Movida Madrileña started after the end of Franco’s dictatorship, it gradually spread to other Spanish cities. The origins of the movement… Continue reading “What is Movida Madrileña? – More than a Revolutional Cultural Movement”

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Royal Collections Gallery in Madrid – A must when visiting Madrid

A major new historical museum was inaugurated in the heart of Madrid’s Old Town: the Royal Collections Gallery of Spain. On June 28, 2023, in a magnificent setting designed by Emilio Tuñón Álvarez and Luis Moreno Mansilla, the Royal Collections Gallery displays not only the pieces collected by the kings and queens of Spain, but… Continue reading “Royal Collections Gallery in Madrid – A must when visiting Madrid”

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Juana la Beltraneja: The Madrilenian who could have changed the History of Spain

In the historical corners of Madrid, the intriguing figure of Juana la Beltraneja emerges, a name that resonated in the struggles for the throne and the most astonishing chapters of Spain in the 15th century. The Enigma of a Questioned Heiress Juana la Beltraneja, whose full name was Juana de Castilla, entered the world with… Continue reading “Juana la Beltraneja: The Madrilenian who could have changed the History of Spain”