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Madrid is the capital of Spain and a stately city that shows a rich and glorious history. Madrid is an elegant city, committed within culture in any of its versions. It is an active, dynamic city, distinguished at the same time and a bit rogue.
Madrid nicknamed “Villa y Corte” is a city of more than 3 million inhabitants, many of them native but many other national immigrants and, currently, also international. As the capital of the State, Madrid hosts the government headquarters, the Cortes Generales, ministries, institutions, the official residence of the King and Queen of Spain (Palacio de la Zarzuela) and the official residence of the President of the Government (Palacio de La Moncloa).
The symbols of the Villa de Madrid are the crimson flag typical of the Castilian town councils and the traditional shield with the bear and the strawberry tree.
- Our New Hostalin is located in the center district of Madrid, the oldest area of the city. The neighborhood in which born from the arabic Magrit and derived to the old Castilian like Magerit, varying with the years until the present Madrid.The center of the city is characterized by having buildings of between four and six floors all with a characteristic style according to the wealth and guild that occupied it in the past. As a curious fact it contains three of the oldest skyscrapers in Spain:
Torre de Madrid (1954-1960) It measures 142 meters high
Spain Building (1948-1953) 117 meters high
Telephone Building: (1926-1930) It measures 90 meters high.
It should be noted that Madrid is a city with great fondness and sensitivity for culture, in fact, most of the art galleries and museums are concentrated in this area and in the famous triangle of culture. Those MADRID Museums deserve an unmissable visit:
Reina Sofia Museum
An area of the center district is called the “Madrid Broadway“, this popularly is visible all arounf Gran Via with the signs in the theatres are announcing musicals, acting and dance Shows for all tastes.
Very close to the Hostal, there is the renowned and lively Barrio de las Letras, or Huertas, whose name comes from its close link with the literary history of the city. Dine, walk and have a drink while walking through its streets is a fun plan. Of course, for Iberian ham lovers we suggest a stop at the gastronomic Museum of Ham (Museo del Jamón). Savor the most exquisite “jamón Ibérico” with a good Spanish wine, just a 2 minutes walking from the Hostal.
For those Shopping passionate we recommend you to book your Sunday to browse through the huge street flea market of El Rastro. Although if you want to stroll between shops, the commercial area of Madrid is between Preciados and Sol, just 7 minutes from the Hostal
To finish we remind you, that Christmas is approaching and in December it is traditional to visit the Plaza Mayor, where many stands and stores of Christmas decorations transmit the Christmas spirit to the capital.
Discover Madrid, with its deep-rooted traditions, first-class cuisine and culture for all tastes. Let yourself be lost through its narrow streets and its tree-lined avenues, meet locals and find out why they are known as cats.
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