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Malasana, Madrid

(4.1/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
Unleash your inner hipster in this creative countercultural neighborhood. Malasana was at the center of Madrid’s punkish Movida movement after Franco’s death in 1975, and today hosts some of the city’s best alternative venues for shopping and socializing. Browse the vintage shops, sip coffee in a bohemian cafe, pop into an art gallery, or dance in a lively bar. The Plaza Dos de Mayo is a great spot to sit and watch the world go by. Arrange your visit to Malasana and discover more family-friendly attractions in Madrid using our Madrid vacation planner.
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  • After passing by a few not-too-good years, this neighborhood has recovered its splendor. It is full of Commerce, bars, restaurants and shops with a Bohemian and original point. There are lively and brilliantly mixed people with young people. You go to the time you go there are animation and good atmosphere and is fantastic for a ride, the aperitif, stay for lunch, to dinner or out of cups. Perhaps the evening is when less like me, but by the noise and waste that have to endure the residents. I think that day will make much more juice to this place.
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  • Very lively and colourful area made of alleys. Plenty of bars for a night out. Unusual shops. A totally different atmosphere from other areas of Madrid.
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  • The trendy district of Madrid. Mark trend by the people who inhabit it and businesses that inhabit it. A must-see place
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