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As the capital city of Spain, Madrid is a beautiful and lively city that has a range of different activities and places to see. MADbudget offers some insider’s guides to the lifestyle of Madrid and essential information for anyone planning a visit to the city.

MALASAÑA, MADRID. The Malasaña district is a popular area that hosts some of Madrid’s best cultural and alternative venues for shopping and social activities. Malasaña is located in the north of Gran Via on the streets between Fuencarral and San Bernardo which cluster around the social square Plaza Dos de Mayo. The nearest Metro is Tribunal (lines 1 and 10).

The streets of Malasaña

The streets of Malasaña

There are many notable and vibrant vintage shops and indie bars found in the area, including Holala and Lotta. Holala is an upmarket vintage store that has a large and quality collection of vintage clothing. Lotta is an even more upmarket and attractive store that sells vintage designer accessories and clothing such as Dior.

Plaza Dos de Mayo, Malasaña, Madrid

Plaza Dos de Mayo

Plaza Dos de Mayo and Plaza Santa Ana have a good number of bakeries and pizzerias, busy terrace cafes and bars such as Pepe Botella, which lets you bring in food.

Plaza Santa Ana, Malasa

Plaza Santa Ana


bars, shops, Malasaña

Se pueden encontrar muchos bares y tiendas.

The bars Dos and Café Isadora, known for its amazing mix of ska and rock music,  Bar Arco, and El Vaca Austera, are all known to ensure a good night-out .

Malasaña, night, Madrid

Night time in Malasaña