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Barrio de Salamanca, Madrid
(4.3/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
One of Madrid's most elite neighborhoods, Barrio de Salamanca also delivers some of the city's best high-end shopping. To see what the designer stores and boutiques have on offer, head to Ortega y Gassett street. As home to the city's wealthiest denizens for a few centuries now, the barrio also serves up plenty of eye-catching architecture. Keep an eye out for the Arab House, the Ventas Bullring, and various early 20th-century palace houses. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Barrio de Salamanca and many more Madrid attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Madrid tour planner.
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  • This area is definitely the barrio to stay in since it is close to all the public transportation, places to visit and great restaurants. I'll definitely go back to this neighborhood. 
  • The best place in Madrid for shopping. You can find all kinds of shops: typical neighborhood chiquititas, the exclusive to large firms or the majority type Zara. General stores are larger and there is less burden than in the Center.
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  • I find this expensive bourgeois neighborhood, overrated, no soulless. Yet Madrid is really one of my favorite cities! Avoid when you have only a few days.
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