Plaza de Olavide
Plaza de Olavide hasn’t always had its current form. From 1934, the entire plaza was occupied by a covered, octagonal market. In...
Estación de Chamberí
Estación de Chamberí, the long-lost ghost station of Madrid's metro, is now a museum piece that recreates the era of the station’s...
Madrid City Tour
Hop-on, hop-off open-topped buses that run every 10 to 20 minutes along two routes: one that takes in the main highlights downtown, the...
Clamores is a one-time classic jazz cafe that has morphed into one of the most diverse live music stages in Madrid. Jazz is still a...
There's a certain sameness to the bars that surround the Plaza de Olavide, but this new place changes everything. Positioning itself as...
Plaza de Olavide 12 · interesting places nearby
Calzados Cantero information
A charming old-world shoe store, Calzados Cantero sells a range of shoes at rock-bottom prices. But it’s most famous for its rope-soled alpargatas (espadrilles), which start from €7. This is a barrio classic, the sort of store to which parents bring their children as their own parents did a generation before.