La Corrala

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La Corrala information

Madrid , Spain
cnr Calles de Mesón de Paredes & del Tribulete
Getting there
Underground Rail: Lavapiés
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One building that catches the community spirit of the lively barrio of Lavapiés is La Corrala , an example of an intriguing traditional (if much tidied up) tenement block, with long communal balconies built around a central courtyard; working-class Madrid was once strewn with buildings like this and very few survive.