Barrio de Salamanca, Madrid

4.4
Neighborhood · Hidden Gem · Shopping
One of Madrid's most elite neighborhoods, Barrio de Salamanca also delivers some of the city's best high-end shopping. To see what the designer stores and boutiques have on offer, head to Ortega y Gassett street. As home to the city's wealthiest denizens for a few centuries now, the barrio also serves up plenty of eye-catching architecture. Keep an eye out for the Arab House, the Ventas Bullring, and various early 20th-century palace houses. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Madrid holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Barrio de Salamanca and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • I just love those charming little streets with nice shops, restaurants and trees. It's like a small village that humanizes the city. Great to escape summer heat, have a good meal or shop around. Go...  more »
  • This is a posh barrio for shopping, eating and drinking, even when you have limited budget, window shopping could be fun. But not when you are a solo traveler in the heat at 38 degrees. Felt like...  more »
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