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Fabrik
Fabrik
#Madrid's Hot Club

Those who love to dance and go out to clubs, will love Fabrik, the hottest club in Madrid.

The club is of the largest in the world, with a crazy sound system, thousands of dancers that come from all around Europe, an amazing atmosphere and best DJs in the world, who come here every evening.

Every weekend the club has a different set. Parties here start at 5:00 pm, and end around 6:00 am. Dancers spend all night here.



A Closer Look at the Club:

https://youtu.be/aCkC5JAeSVo



DJ Deborah De Luca at the Club:

https://youtu.be/BZn-jjGlHeI
Salamanca
Barrio de Salamanca
#About the Prestigious Neighborhood of Madrid

Since the 19th century, Barrio de Salamanca has been a prestigious and expensive neighborhood in Madrid. All around the neighborhood were luxury homes built by rich people in Madrid, nobility and bourgeoisie residents.

In Salamanca is one of the leading Management schools in the world, IE Business School, a place that qualifies the best managers in Europe, and people from around the world come here to study, and to study the Masters degree offered here.

Wandering the main streets of Salamanca will show you what are considered the most expensive streets in Spain. There are stores of designers like Gucci, Tiffany's, Louis Vitton, and Prada, and near them local designers, leaders of Spain.

If you want, you can eat is Salamanca meals and cakes at high prices, or settle for window shopping in the expensive Goya Street. A cup of coffee and slice of cake here can cost like a meal at a regular restaurant - like an entire outing to a typical tapas bar.

If you still want to feel the neighborhood and buy from the stores here, in Sereno Street there are less expensive stores, where you can buy products without having to take out any loans...



#Tips

In Salamanca it is recommended to visit during the daylight hours, because in the evening it is quiet without really anything to do, as can be expected from a luxury neighborhood, well-standing locals who want quiet.


A Closer Look:

https://youtu.be/fqEFSSFNrvA


Visitors:

https://youtu.be/q4FIkpcM_8s
Malasana
Malasaña
#About the Renewing Neighborhood in Madrid

Once, the Malasana neighborhood (Barrio de Malasaña) at the center of the Plaza 2 de Mayo square, was one of the older and crumbling places of Madrid. Malasana was already set to be destroyed. Young enthusiasts, together with the residents of the neighborhood, opposed the destruction and stopped it completely. In a wonderful civil movement, the neighborhood became one of the trendiest places in Madrid, to a popular residential area, and an area for outings for Madrid's young people.

This is called urban renewal, and this is what turned this tired and gloomy place to a hipster fortress and a real entertainment area, filled with pleasant restaurants and cafes, friendly to locals and tourists, optimistic and full of life.

Today, this is one of the most bohemian quarters in the city. The quarter is known for its cool rock and funk clubs. Each evening the Malasana clubs bring in many young people, that come in groups to the live performances and the parties.

The magical Malasana neighborhood, in north Madrid, is behind the luxury mall Gran Via, the must eat food temple, cultural and shopping centers of Madrid.

Many in Madrid call Malasana el Barrio de Universidad, for the student atmosphere here. Another name that sticks around is Chueca-Malasana, named for the nearby Chueca neighborhood. This is a neighborhood for the LGBTQ community of Madrid, with a liberal atmosphere, young and open. Many tend to see both of them as one urban place, the two strongest entertainment quarters in the Spanish capital.


#The Hours of Malasana

During the passing hours, Malasana goes through different stages and receives a different face.

Throughout the day you can walk along with the elders of the neighborhood, drink espresso in a designed cafe, and enjoy a good meal in restaraunt with a Spanish feel.

In the evenings you can sit at a local bar, or go to a cool alternative rock club, one of the many scattered around.

In the night hours Malasana changes its face. The club atmosphere in the night clubs and the bars become more vibrant, jumpy, and fun. You can see all the big names in the city of Madrid, beautiful, musicians and artists, everyone dancing, drinking, and having a good time.


#Tips

There is no specific place here. Just come to the neighborhood and wander around. You will discover over and over again hip places, fun things, people, and entertainments. Enjoy!


A Closer Look:

https://youtu.be/miEwCgBIfdU


Another Look:

https://youtu.be/_QlyBMZ3Pzw
Chueca
Chueca
#About the Gay Neighborhood of Madrid

The neighborhood of Chueca is the center of the gay community of Madrid. This neighborhood is in the center of Madrid, a few minutes walk from the Gran Via.

Today's Chueca is the happiest, open, chic and colorful area in the city, but until a few years ago it was a crime-ridden area in the city and a poor and disintegrating neighborhood. The miracle took place here, when the proud community discovered the neighborhood, which had a winning position.

Members of the gay and lesbian community saw Chueca's enormous potential and "dressed in it." They renovated houses there, opened shops and bars, and gradually turned it into a cool, hearty and action-packed area around the clock. So, Chueca quickly became the center of the nightlife and entertainment of the city.

Today it is a bustling area of ​​life not only at night. Along with excellent nightlife and clubs, this area of ​​the city is full of restaurants, bars and galleries.


#Shopping in Chueca

Many say that Chueca is the most fashionable neighborhood in Madrid. This is also evident from the great stores in it. Shopping here concentrates on Fuencarral Street which can be seen as the Soho of Madrid.

Pay attention to the El Mercado Fuencarral shopping center, the C / Conde Duque where interesting fashion shops are, and the local flea market, the Rastro.


A Closer Look:

https://youtu.be/yTfBC2Jq4ZA

Entertainment in Madrid

Corral de la Morera
Corral de la Morería
#About the Perfect Combination of Flamenco and Food

The Flamenco Restaurant El Corral de la Morería is a real institution in Madrid. This is the oldest restaurant that combines food and a dance show, but how long it has been operating is not what makes this place so famous - the Corral is famous for the combination of great food and fantastic flamenco performances for diners.

During dinner, you can eat from plated tapas, and expensive and delicious dishes, like shrimp, oysters, gazpacho, and more.

The restaurant is located in the heart of the old city of Madrid, designed in a Castellini style, with the feeling that you are in a place a few centuries back. The furniture and lighting add to this atmosphere, that was designed in the 18th-century style.

This restaurant is filled with actors and politicians, who come to feast on the great dishes. Who hasn't eaten here? The king and queen of Spain, the revolutionary Che Guevara, Pablo Picasso, and Hollywood star Natalie Portman.

Prices here are not cheap, but remember that you are paying for good food, and a Spanish flamenco performance at a professional level.



#Tips

You must order a place in advance!

There are two shows for the performance - the first one is at 8:00 pm with dinner, and the second one is at 11:15 pm, about an hour and a half after dinner.


A Closer Look at the Flamenco Here:

https://youtu.be/dtqx86YAUG8
La Latina
La Latina
#About the Best Neighborhood for Tapas and Beers in Madrid

In the La Latine neighborhood (Barrio de La Latina), many (Madrileños) Madrid residents come to get a cold glass of beer, and delicious tapas dishes.

Imagine a quarter that is a sort of never-ending Spanish celebration, loud, happy, colorful, and you have La Latina Quarter. The scene is especially vibrant in the evenings and on weekends, mostly Sundays, from the early morning hours to the evening.

These hours of Sunday, are the same hours that the famous flea market, El Retro, opens. At the tapas bars with the excellent beers next to the market, Madrid locals spend their day resting, until the small hours of the night.

Most of the colorful entertainment happens between the two squares. The first is Plaza de la Paja, the main square of Madrid during the Middle Ages, and the second is Plaza de la Cebada, which is more like a street than a square.

So La Latina, the most crowded tapas bar area in Madrid, is a recommended place to go out. Many times it will end with local residents of Madrid, in the small hours of the night.



A Closer Look in the Area Recommended for Tapas Tastings:

https://youtu.be/95Z7HNIc81c


Another Look:

https://youtu.be/Rdz2S731ru0
El Rastro Market
El Rastro Market
#About Madrid's Nice Flea Market

If you are a flea market fan, Madrid also has a successful market. The El Rastro Market in the La Latine neighborhood is open on Sundays, throughout the whole year. With the years it has gained popularity, and is considered a really good flea market.

The name Rastro means street, and the market received its name for its past as a slaughterhouse from the 16th century. The streets were paved with blood, as butchers carried the animals from the hills where they were slaughtered to the square below.

Actually, many locals come here for a classic Sunday - visit the market in the morning, and from there go to lunch and entertainment in the squares of Santa Ana or the La Latina area, a concentration of recommended tapas bars, for an outing that mostly ends in the small hours of the night.

Vendors of antiquities come to the Madrid flea market from around the world to buy and sell their products. You can find here more or less everything - starting from shoelaces, working tools, furniture from past centuries, ancient and luxurious design items.

Don't forget to haggle, vendors here will ask high prices for their products. Be sure to protect your personal items from pickpocketers.



#Tips

The market spreads around the narrow streets around the Plaza de Cascorro and Calle de la Ribera de Curtidores.

Arrive early - especially in summer. There are more finds and fewer crowds.

Feel free to haggle! It is allowed and accepted here.

Beware of pickpocketers - bring only what you absolutely need here. Don't leave your phone and wallet in your back pocket, and place your backpack in front of your body.

Hungry? Next to the market there is the best concentration of tapas bars that are nice and delicious, with great beers.

A Visit:

https://youtu.be/J1a8JU3ouAA



A Day at the El Rastro Market:

https://youtu.be/3bsSTtIJ8zY


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