Between Malasaña y Barrio de Salamanca
|In this article we give you a glimpse of two very different personalities from Madrid – the district of Salamanca which is very chic where the wealthiest people live with the most beautiful apartments and residences, the most expensive restaurants and the most expensive shops. the fashion. Malasaña is quite the opposite even if fashion is very present, you can contemplate street art, cross artists, listen to music in the street or in bars: we present the Malasaña alternativa.|
The fashion district
Malasaña is the most modern district of Madrid. It was the center of the “movida” movement of the last years of the seventies and eighties. The neighborhood is full of good vibrations and represents the meeting point of the hipster phenomenon.
|You can find many bars, cafes, art and a creative environment. The center is the area of the “Plaza Dos de Mayo” where large “botellones” are held in the evening. Malasaña is a great place to visit many bars before partying or eating something in the restaurants, but not only. In fact this is a place where many people in Madrid go for anything, to have fun or to walk around the weekend.|
The old and cool district
|The perfect place for tapas and beers!
The Latina is the traditional central place of the city and perfect for ordering tapas and beers. On weekends, this area becomes the meeting point for locals and foreigners.It is normal to take some time to find a free spot, once you find it, you will enjoy it. On weekdays, it is a traditional and calm place. Lately, he has become more popular among international and local students.
The posh district
|Live as in the cinema. It is one of Madrid’s best and most exclusive neighborhoods, due to the proximity of the Retiro Park. It is located northwest of the historic center of Madrid. Numerous diplomatic activities take place in this region as many embassies are located there, such as Switzerland, France, Italy and United States. The Barrio de Salamanca has some of the most famous and emblematic streets of Spain, such as Goya, Velázquez, Paseo de la Castellana and the most expensive of all: Calle Serrano. Here you can find all the luxury shops, terraces and restaurants.|