Myths and Legends of Madrid

Cultural & Theme Tours in Madrid
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Tour description

Madrid is full of myths and legends but only some of them have a real background. Together we will examine a house of a merchant of that period, a small palace, a museum and much more and we will examine the historical context of the period and how this environment created the myths of modern Madrid.Together we will walk for 2 hours in the heart of Madrid and we will examine the myths and legends of the city. Haunted buildings and hospitals, streets with history hidden inside their name, and we will discuss the most popular urban legends of Madrid and Spain.As they say, where is smoke there is fire so we will examine the historical context of the myths and we will try to break them down.Every one of them has more than one version so together we will examine what is the spectrum we use to interpret with legends.During those 2 hours, we will be in continuous movement and we will start from the heart of the city the Puerta del Sol and we will finish in Plaza Mayor.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Puerta del Sol, MadridOur starting point will be Puerta del Sol in the heart of the city.We will walk in total around 7 kilometres in 2 hours.Our end will be in the Plaza Mayor.The next stops are in Lavapies areaWe will make a circle in the heart of Madrid with Puerta del Sol as the center.Stop At: Gran Via, MadridWe will walk in the area of Gran Via where we will visit 2 buildings(from the outside) and we will talk about their mysteriesDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, MadridWe will then visit the Area of the museumsDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Lavapies, MadridThe next stops are in Lavapies areaDuration: 20 minutesPass By: Plaza Mayor, MadridOur tour will be finished in Plaza Mayor.

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