Lonely Planet Writer

Madrid’s iconic Mercado de Fuencarral to close

Madrid's Mercado de Fuencarral.
Madrid’s Mercado de Fuencarral. Image by Arkaitz Zubiaga / CC BY 2.0

Madrid’s Mercado de Fuencarral shopping complex is to close in 2015, its owners announced this week. Open since 1998, the mall is modelled on London’s street markets and houses edgy modern clothing and music brands. The site has reportedly been sold for around €22 million. Read more: elpais.com