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Historic Building in Almagro

Corral de Comedias

Opening onto the plaza is the oldest theatre in Spain. The 17th-century Corral de Comedias is an evocative tribute to the golden age of Spanish theatre, with rows of wooden balconies facing the original stage, compl…
Museum in Almagro

Museo Nacional de Teatro

Thespian or not, you could spend hours in Almagro’s illustrious museum just sifting through the highlights. Theatrical musings include a hand-painted set of playing cards from 1729 found in the nearby Corral de Come…
Spanish in Almagro

Marimba

Ideal for fussy families (or friends), there is over 20 choices of tosta (toast) here, including a couple that make good breakfast choices, with bacon as the star turn, no less. Raciones are also available for heart…
Castilian in Almagro

Restaurante Abrasador

Thoughtfully prepared cooking including perfectly grilled meats dominates the restaurant out the back. Snaffle the table next to the open fire in winter if you can. Out the front, you'll find some of the most creati…
Spanish in Almagro

El Patio de Ezequiel

The most romantic setting in town for a meal or drink with tables set in a softly lit patio, complete with trickling fountain. The menu includes several excellent salads with smoked fish, partridge or sardines, plus…
Theatre in Almagro

Festival Internacional de Teatro Clásico

In July the Corral de Comedias holds a month-long international theatre festival, attracting world-class theatre companies performing, primarily, classical plays.
Cheese in Almagro

Quesos Téllez

This large deli and gourmet shop across from the tourist office has a vast selection of cheeses and, better still, the majority are available for tasting.
Theatre in Almagro

Teatro Municipal

Forced to play plain younger sibling to the (much) older and wiser Corral de Comedias in this famous theatre town, the Municipal occupies an 1860s neoclassical building containing a 800-seat elliptical auditorium. I…
Tapas in Almagro

Bar El Gordo

Bar El Gordo has a good mix of visitors and locals. El Gordo means 'the Fat Man', and the boss Domingo lives up to his name. The food is solidly traditional with tapas and raciones the order of the day. Quality can …