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Barrio de Salamanca

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Barrio de Salamanca
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Address: 28006 Madrid, Spain

Poshest, most conservative section of Madrid was developed through the...

Poshest, most conservative section of Madrid was developed through the investments of the Marquis of Salamanca.

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One of the most beautiful neighborhoods in Madrid. A nice place to walk around and get a meal. There're bunch of stores selling high end items. The neighborhood is worth visiting.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the most beautiful neighborhoods in Madrid. A nice place to walk around and get a meal. There're bunch of stores selling high end items. The neighborhood is worth visiting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This zone is a very good place to walk. It is green, quite, beautiful, has many luxury shops and fantastic architectire.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice small boutiques and cafes around. If you want to get away from the Latina part of Madrid, this is the option

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Elegant, luxurious, beautiful people, very fashionable and great shopping and dining! A stroll through the Golden Mile and you are hooked. Amazing everything!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This area is definitely the barrio to stay in since it is close to all the public transportation, places to visit and great restaurants. I'll definitely go back to this neighborhood.

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A posh area of the city, Barrio de Salamanca gives you a taste of the quintessential Spanish nature of the capital!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

People usually make an issue of how far or how close their hjogtel is to the center of Madrid. After you have visited the Barrio Salamanca you will see this as your center. Nothing in the city competes with this elegant center from the elegant Boutiques in calle Serrano to the finest restaurants and night spots in Jorge Juan Street... More 

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Garrucha, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Barrio de Salamanca is one of the nicest and chicest districts of Madrid. Whether you want to have breakfast, a mid-morning snack or lunch, go to ´Mallorca´, where you will, not only see very nicely dressed people, but you will also enjoy this ´delicatessen´-type café in a corner of Velazquez avenue. Serrano is another interesting street, where you will find... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Salamanca goes a step beyond the shops catering to the carriage trade. It is a distinct and stylistic residential neighborhood with architectural splendor and landscape.The posh cafes and stores are trading off those residents a la Beverly Hills not drawing them from afar like Bond Street. Brilliant window on Madrid's appeal.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Stylish shopping and restaurant area in Madrid. Not so much turists, local citizens in cafeterias. Very nice market hall

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Barrio de Salamanca
Broad, tree-lined avenues with pretty streetlights frame the neighbourhood of Barrio Salamanca. With beautiful condominium buildings that make up most blocks in this area, this part of town is refined and quiet. It is also host to a few of the city's large shopping avenues, including Calle Serrano and Calle Jose Ortega y Gasset. A walk down these streets will reveal upscale chains, small boutiques, and plenty of opportunities for shopping or checking out the stylish displays. The locals here are polished and fashionable, the atmosphere is leisurely, and the lush Retiro Park on the southern border is yet another opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. A stroll through Barrio Salamanca is all about admiring the beautiful architecture, window-shopping, and people-watching in this upper-crust corner of Madrid.
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