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Gay Madrid & the Chueca District, Madrid

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Take in the fun and fashionable atmosphere at Gay Madrid & the Chueca District, the hub of Madrid’s gay scene. Browse in the boutique shops, relax in one of the cafes, or eat tapas in the friendly atmosphere of the neighborhood, also the home of Madrid’s annual Gay Pride festival. By night, have a quiet drink or dance until dawn at one of the neighborhood’s many bars and clubs, which welcome people from many different walks of life. Put Gay Madrid & the Chueca District and other Madrid attractions into our Madrid tourist route planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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Where to stay in Madrid

The Spanish capital is known for its array of distinct neighborhoods each with its own appeal. An affordable and easy-to-navigate metro system, which makes it is easy to get around Madrid gives you more flexibility in choosing where to stay. Perhaps the most popular choice is Puerta del Sol, the heart of the city center and one of the main tourist attractions with its numerous shops, affordable hotels, and restaurants. Close by is Gran Via street, one of the city's main arteries, which is also home to a number of hotels. A short walk from here is Plaza España where the city's most iconic landmarks lie, including the Royal Palace and the Teatro Royal. For somthing outside the traditional tourist areas, consider staying in La Latina or Malasaña, two bohemian neighborhoods that offer a wide range of eclectic shops, quaint cafes, and lively bars.
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  • A bustling hip shopping area along Fuencarral and the side streets only hint at the LGBT community that works and lives in this neighborhood, one that evolves in the evening to a large number of gay v...  more »
  • I have this thing about being able to do what I want when I want to however, as a wheelchair user Madrid well the Cheuca District is way from being accessible. Most bars have steps to enter, and then ...  more »
  • I came down to this area to search for a museum which turned out to be closed.Narrow streets and lots of small shops.  more »