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Museo del Traje: para vestirse con los ojos

By | 30 January, 2015 | 0 comments

museo trajeIt is not the most central museum in Madrid although it is well worth going to it to Moncloa, from where you just have a short walk to get there. Firstly, it is well worth visiting for its permanent collection, which is not so permanent as its name might imply because it is renovated every so often. Read full article

El Madrid más goyesco

By | 16 January, 2015 | 0 comments

goya madridThe characters immortalised by Francisco de Goya in many of his Madrid-themed works, such as The field of San Isidro, later generated a type of character, the Goyaesque or goyesco, which then became a regional costume. This symbolises the bond between the Aragonese artist and the Spanish capital, Read full article

Gran teatro en miniatura

By | 26 November, 2014 | 0 comments

microteatroThere is theatre beyond the great stages, such as the Teatro Real, Teatro Español or Teatro María Guerrero. In recent years, a phenomenon has consolidated itself on Madrid’s drama scene, a way of making theatre reduced to its minimal expression, where spectators can even feel the breath of the actors: micro-theatre.

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Librebares para leer, escribir y algo más

By | 2 October, 2014 | 1 comment

libro bar madridHaving a coffee in a coffee shop is not what it used to be. At least in the more hipster area of Madrid, where there are more and more spaces appearing where the coffee is the least important part. These places are filled with books, paintings, comic books and cultural activities such as reading, Read full article

El Madrid de los Austrias

By | 20 May, 2014 | 0 comments

Madrid de los AustriasIt receives its name from the dynasty that set the Spanish capital in Madrid back in 1561, with king Felipe II at the head. It was the Madrid known to those kings, although the area of the current district of Las Letras was not then included and today would correspond to the districts of Sol and Palacio, Read full article

Una noche de teatro en Madrid

By | 8 May, 2014 | 0 comments

Teatro Real MadridMadrid is one of the cities in Europe with the biggest passion for the theatre, with an offer that encompasses great stage productions all the way to interesting proposals on small alternative stages.

The Lavapiés district is the home of Teatro Valle-Inclán, which belongs to the Centro Dramático Nacional (National Drama Centre), as well as Teatro María Guerrero, Read full article

5 enclaves artísticos ocultos a plena luz del día en el Centro de Madrid

By | 29 January, 2014 | 0 comments

En la plaza de Ramales descansan los restos mortales de Velázquez

In the centre of Madrid, the opportunity of contemplating a piece of history that can take us to past times appears step after step. From our 3-star hotel on Calle Arenal we have the magnificent opportunity of being able to follow in the footsteps of great writers, painters and artists from many centuries ago.

Today we will tell you about five great artists: Larra, Read full article

El Thyssen-Bornemisza muestra la obra de Edward Hopper

By | 21 May, 2012 | 1 comment

El mejor realismo del siglo XX. Óleos que despiertan la emoción del visitante, que le hacen sentir, vibrar. Una pintura que nunca pasa de moda.

Así son las obras del artista estadounidense Edward Hopper (1882 -1967), que ahora se pueden admirar en el Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza de Madrid.

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El Servicio de Atención al Turista Extranjero (SATE)

By | 17 May, 2012 | 5 comments

Indefensos, despistados, perdidos o simplemente poco atentos. A veces la confusión es el peor de los enemigos del turista foráneo que recala en Madrid.

Nada más pisar el aeropuerto muchos se sientes confundidos, pero será después cuando recorran los núcleos más poblados de Madrid donde pueden perder algún documento, dejar olvidado su pasaporte, sufrir algún tirón o el robo de algún carterista en el metro. Read full article

El Museo de América en Madrid

By | 25 April, 2012 | 0 comments

Es un gran desconocido para los miles de turistas que recalan cada año en Madrid. No entra en la mayoría de los circuitos culturales. No tiene la relevancia de otros grandes museos.

Pero a pesar de mantenerse en un discreto segundo plano, el Museo de América, situado en el número 6 de la Avenida Reyes Católicos de la capital de España, Read full article

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