El Arco Artesanía
For centuries the centrepiece of Madrid life, the stately Plaza Mayor combines supremely elegant architecture with a history dominated...
Like most of the tablaos around town, this place sees far more tourists than locals, but the quality is nonetheless unimpeachable. It’s...
Cafe, restaurant and food store in one, Kitchen Stories, at the foot of the Arco de Cuchilleros stairs, is a refreshing break from the...
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Lonely Planet review
This original shop in the southwestern corner of Plaza Mayor sells an outstanding array of homemade designer souvenirs, from stone and glass work to jewellery and home fittings. The papier mâché figures are gorgeous, but there’s so much else here to turn your head.