Plaza de Lavapies & Around
The triangular Plaza de Lavapiés is one of the few open spaces in Lavapiés and it’s a magnet for all that’s good (a thriving cultural...
Centro Cultural de Lavapiés
A range of (mostly Spanish-language) courses spanning ceramics, photography, t’ai chi, guitar, reflexology and more.
One building that catches the community spirit of the lively barrio of Lavapiés is La Corrala , an example of an intriguing traditional...
You’d be mad not to at least pass by this fine little bar with its love of all things Cuban. From the music to the clientele and the...
La Buga del Lobo
La Buga del Lobo has been one of the ‘in’ places in cool and gritty Lavapiés for years now and it’s still hard to get a table. The...
Plaza de Lavapiés · interesting places nearby
Teatro Valle-Inclán information
The stunning refurbishment of this theatre has brought new life (and quality plays) to this once run-down corner of Lavapiés. Located on the southern end of the Plaza de Lavapiés, it is now the headquarters for the Centro Dramático Nacional (National Drama Centre) and puts on landmark plays by (mostly) Spanish playwrights such as Valle-Inclán and Fernando Arrabal.