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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. Make Gran Via part of your personalized Madrid itinerary using our Madrid trip planning website .
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  • Visitors who go to Madrid and not be a stroll along the Gran Via has not seen the Madrid shopping and bustling, full of theatres and life. At night the street lights and is a spectacle. Not miss
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  • With major changes from years ago, it still remains the Centre of restoration of Madrid with large screens and with more pedestrian areas
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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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