One eye-catching building, the Edificio Carrión, on the corner of Gran Vía and Calle de Jacometrezo, was Madrid’s first pre-WWI...
It’s difficult to imagine Madrid without Gran Vía, the grand boulevard lined with towering belle-époque facades that climbs up through...
Convento de las Descalzas Reales
The grim plateresque walls of the Convento de las Descalzas Reales offer no hint that behind the facade lies a sumptuous stronghold of...
It may be Madrid tradition to indulge in chocolate con churros around sunrise on your way home from a nightclub, but for everyone else...
El Bistro de La Central
Housed on the ground floor of one of Madrid's coolest bookstores, this highly recommended cafe-bistro serves up breakfast, brunch and...
Calle de Preciados 28 · interesting places nearby
This four-storey megastore has a terrific range of CDs, as well as DVDs, video games, electronic equipment and books (including English- and other foreign-language titles); there’s a large children’s section on the 4th floor.