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La Tabacalera de Lavapies

Calle Embajadores 53, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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  • Excellent57%
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10 Oct 2017
“Best underground place in the city”
2 Oct 2017
“Way cool place.”
Calle Embajadores 53, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

One of the must-visit places in Madrid with graffities, concerts exhibitions and other activities, if you wanna meet with real people and you like this underground style with all of the pros and cons.

Thank Anita H
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a place to visit off the beaten path, then is somewhere you must visit. In the basement of an old tobacco factory / warehouse is the most amazing local street art. I ventured there by myself and it was a...More

Thank Genevieve D
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The exhibition space of La Tabacalera is amazing. This former tabacco factory has been converted into an exhibition space as well as workshop space for artists.

Thank Madrid_2007
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Great place full with art and culture in alternative ways, all for free and in a very welcoming atmosphere.

Thank Pani A
Reviewed 17 January 2017

A friend introduced me to this place and I really liked it. If you like street art this is the perfect place to visit. There were no specific events going on but just walking through the building was already really nice.

Thank HappyGuest T
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Tabacalera is a great urban space, holding temporary exhibitions of a contemporary nature. At the moment it has an amazing photographic exhibit by Juan Manuel Castro Prieto. However outside is a revelation...a series of murals around the buildings painted by well known street painters...More

Thank serenagrimaldi
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This very interesting art venue is quintessential Madrid and off the beaten track of monuments and museums. An old cigarette factory of the sort featured in the opening of Georges Bizet's "Carmen" has been converted into a photographic exhibit space and a place to see...More

1  Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

We were told that we could find an almost underground art gathering and we were not disappointing.The place is full of amazing graffities..At the time we visited there was a spooky anti-capitalism,anti-polution exposition which was overwhelming..

Thank Petar S
Reviewed 7 May 2013

This former tobacco processing plant houses temporary exhibitions - recently of photographers´work - in an industrial surrounding. In the same building is a cultural centre where a second hand market takes place once a month (Rave market). Worth checking out.

1  Thank onzils
Reviewed 21 April 2013

Fantastic old building that was the original Madrid tobacco factory. They have preserved the feel of an old factory while at the same time installing great lighting exhibits. Bathroom is also clean and modern. Easy metro access from the Embajadores metro station. Website will give...More

Thank Fceexp1
Walking into this neighbourhood is like entering a
different country ... except it's hard to tell which
one it is. One side of Calle Lavapiés is lined with
Indian restaurants, the other with kebab shops. Men in
traditional African clothing convene outside their
businesses for long chats, and people shout to each
other across plazas and streets. Interspersed among
ethnic specialty shops are independent theaters and
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