Posts with category Madrid Cultura

Charming film locations in Madrid

By | 27 April, 2017 | 0 comments

Madrid en el cine

Perhaps you didn’t know this but Madrid is to Spanish cinema what New York is to Hollywood. Why are we making such a daring comparison? Because Madrid has been the filming location for an endless number of Spanish movies, providing its streets and most emblematic spots as the stage for stories which were later projected on the giant screen. Read full article






Madrid knows that Queen will always be in fashion

By | 1 March, 2017 | 0 comments

Queen Symphonic Rhapsody en Madrid

Madrid will once again host the show loved and dreamed of by the fans of one of the best Twentieth-century rock bands: Queen, the British band, which conquered and still conquers many fans of good 70s and 80s music. Queen Symphonic Rhapsody is the Queen tribute band we are talking about and they will be back in Madrid for their 2017 tour. Read full article

The chicest cinemas in Madrid

By | 26 February, 2017 | 0 comments

Matadero, por Dave Pinter

Who doesn’t like spending an afternoon at the movies in a classic cinema with popcorn and in good company? If you have these tastes and are in Madrid, we recommend that you visit some of the city’s chicest cinemas, which we have compiled below:

Cineteca. Located in Mercado Municipal de Ganados, better known as Matadero (Legazpi area), Read full article

Check out Madrid’s centenary shops

By | 15 November, 2016 | 0 comments

If you want to escape the hustle of Christmas shopping in Madrid, we propose a route around establishments that have been offering their services to clients for many decades and that today are part of Madrid’s historical and cultural legacy.

You’ve probably walked passed them before and not realised that they boast the plaque designed by Antonio Mingote and awarded by the City Council for the Gran Vía’s Centenary. Read full article

Experience the Ministry of Time first hand

By | 15 June, 2016 | 0 comments

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TV series are currently enjoying a high degree of popularity, whether it is because they provide us with a prolonged sense of satisfaction (in comparison to a movie) or because their plot hooks us. The truth is that we are watching more and more TV series all the time and we enjoy them even more if we can recognise parts of our own history in the episodes, Read full article

Recovering Madrid’s crafts

By | 5 May, 2016 | 0 comments

We are in the era of the Internet, of digital and industrial things where everything is done by a machine via industrialised processes. However, something is changing and is taking us into a new and imperative need to return to tradition and discover how things were made in the past, slowly and with love. For this reason, Read full article

Y llegó la Navidad a Madrid

By | 28 October, 2015 | 0 comments

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Almost without realising, summer is over and we are dressing up in scary costumes to celebrate Halloween and suddenly it’s almost Christmas. November has arrived and the streets light up to welcome Santa Claus in the most important time of year for shops, families, gatherings and reunions…Everything is important at Christmas and it has now arrived. Read full article

Madrid es mucho arte en septiembre

By | 28 August, 2015 | 0 comments

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Madrid does not ever seem to go on holiday, even when most people seem to be enjoying one, which means that the city never stops. However, when things go back to normal in September, the new cultural and leisure programmes regenerate, offering exhibitions and activities that you must not miss starting in late August or early September. Read full article

¿Te gustan los trenes? Ven al Museo del Ferrocarril

By | 15 July, 2015 | 0 comments

Museo Ferrocarril MadridCan you imagine travelling on a real journey on an early-20th-century train from Madrid to Aranjuez? You can actually do this thanks to the legendary Strawberry Train, El Tren de la Fresa. It leaves the Railway Museum, the Museo del Ferrocarril, at 10.00am and returns from Aranjuez at 6.00pm. The price includes the historical value of travelling on such a machine, Read full article

Los Luchana tienen mucho teatro

By | 6 June, 2015 | 0 comments

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If Madrid can boast about something is about having the best artistic and cultural offer in the whole of Spain and one of the best in the world. Its museums are known worldwide and they receive thousands of visitors, the three best of which are known as the Art Triangle (or Golden Triangle). Read full article

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