Posts with category Gran Vía de Madrid

Gran Vía from another perspective

By | 15 March, 2016 | 1 comment

What would Madrid be like without Gran Vía? Would it really be the same city with the same heart and identity? Probably not. This legendary avenue is the most representative one in the Spanish capital and has once again become a cult location for artists and photographers. If you want to see and feel what Gran Vía is in itself and, Read full article

Los edificios de la plaza de Callao

By | 20 March, 2014 | 0 comments

Just a few yards from our hotel is Plaza de Callao. This small open esplanade in the middle of the Gran Vía is the meeting point between the streets of Carmen, Preciados, Postigo de San Martín and Jacometrezo, a place that 113 million people walk past every year.

It is wonderful to walk up or down the Gran Vía and stop at Plaza de Callao to admire its beautiful buildings from the early 20th century. Read full article

La Casa del Libro, el corazón de la Gran Vía madrileña

By | 21 February, 2013 | 0 comments

Carlos Ruiz Zafón would call it the cement of forgotten books. At least he does in his best known best-seller novel in Spain, a real Top Seller, La sombra del viento (The shadow of winter).

However, this museum of books, this real pinnacle of culture and Literature, this oasis of humanities, Read full article