Túneles y pasadizos Madrid

Tunnels and Passages of Madrid – The Insides of the City

Would you believe us if we told you that you could tour our city in depth without surfacing by using the tunnels and passages of Madrid? Between maintenance tunnels, subway, shelters, prisons, arsenals, archives; or, water channels, wine cellars, pantries and food mills, Madrid is covered by 4 thousand kilometers of underground roads, dark tunnels… Continue reading “Tunnels and Passages of Madrid – The Insides of the City”

Calle de los Mancebos – The dead of a King and two executions

Returning to medieval Madrid, this story focuses on the north of the country, more specifically, in the city of Palencia. However, we must first go to the well-known district of Madrid called “La Latina”, to find Calle de los Mancebos. San Andrés Church is the heart of this quarter, where two notable streets are born.… Continue reading “Calle de los Mancebos – The dead of a King and two executions”

el rastro

El Rastro: Madrid’s Most Traditional Flea Market

With origins dated back in the 17th century, today El Rastro is the most famous street market in Madrid and a place where you can sell and buy literalky everything: brand new gadgets, second-hand items, luxury antiques and even authentic scrap. Every Sunday morning and until lunchtime (keep in mind that’s spanish lunchtime, so around… Continue reading “El Rastro: Madrid’s Most Traditional Flea Market”