Barrio de Salamanca, Madrid

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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. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Madrid holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Barrio de Salamanca and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We stayed in a condo in this neighborhood. It’s definitely the fancier part of the city, quieter, nice restaurants and bars, and high end stores. It’s a great place to stay if you are a little older a...  more »
  • It is worth exploring this area, the buildings are impressive, their condition, the balconies, really a beauty.
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  • You cannot leave Madrid without visiting this quartier. Calle de Alcalá, Fuente del Berro, La Guindalera, Plaza de toros Las Ventas, Paseo de Los Recoletos; very attractive area.
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