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Gran Via, Madrid

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Experience the bustle of Gran Via, one of Madrid’s major shopping destinations. As you wander down the lively street, marvel at the grand architecture, including the striking early-20th-century Metropolis Building. Look for Gran Via’s several theaters, which have earned it the nickname of “Spanish Broadway.” Browse the upscale shops that line the street or stop for a bite to eat or coffee in one of its many vibrant cafes and restaurants. To visit Gran Via on your trip to Madrid, use our Madrid tourist route planner.
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  • August 20, 2017
    "Walk through Avenue and know every little corner is a great application. In the center of the Avenue is the area known as the "broadway of Madrid". Are many theatres that offer music and espetaculosos. It is very beautiful.
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  • August 20, 2017
    On Gran Via, there are numerous business inviting you to make any purchase, especially when is clearance time. To explore it all!
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  • August 20, 2017
    You can't visit Madrid and not walk along this Avenue. Always will give us a walk here environment, stores, buildings... everything is worth. Stop at a coffee shop or just sit on a bench
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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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