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What to See in the Malasaña District

February 20, 2024

How to Get to Malasaña

This district's excellent location is one of its great attractions, as it is just a short distance from Puerta del Sol and Plaza de España. If you use public transport, you must get off at the Tribunal or Noviciado Metro stations or take one of the various bus lines. Did you know that our apartments are only a 5-minute walk away? 

What to See in Malasaña

Now, here are some of the things to do in this emblematic district:

San Ildefonso Market

If you are a food and cuisine enthusiast, don't miss this market, which features a wide range of gourmet food stalls where you can find traditional and modern dishes. It also has a lively atmosphere. You can walk there from our apartments in 9 minutes.

Charming Bookshops

One of the most special and inspiring bookshops in Malasaña is Tipos Infames. The distinctive feature of this bookshop is that it combines reading with wine or coffee, so depending on the book you choose, they will recommend a certain type of wine, and you can enjoy your new acquisition while you have a drink. On the other hand, if you are looking for inspiration and love photography, fashion, or design, don't miss Panta Rhei, a two-storey bookshop specialising in these subjects. 

Vintage Shops

If you're one of those people who love to explore vintage and second-hand shops, Malasaña is full of establishments that are perfect for you. Some of them are: Flamingo Vintage Kilo, Magpie Vintage, Loop Vintage, or La Mona Checa. Enjoy an afternoon exploring them all and finding hidden gems!

Pez Street

One of the most emblematic streets in Malasaña could not be overlooked. Known for its colourful graffiti, this street is a paradise for street art lovers. Discover its artwork and special spots, such as designer shops, art galleries, and cafés with a charming flair. 

Lara Theatre

The Lara Theatre has a long history and currently hosts plays, shows, and other types of events. The theatre is also known for supporting emerging talent and its commitment to innovation in the performing arts. You mustn't miss the chance to enjoy a unique experience in this beautiful place. Check the programme here.

Whether enjoying an afternoon shopping, strolling along its charming streets, or sampling the local food, Malasaña's unique atmosphere will captivate you. Remember that Gran View Apartments is ideally located for visiting this iconic district. Book now!

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