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Essential: a visit to the places of Movida
Famous for: being the center of the Movida Madrileña
In three words: young, cheerful, open
Malasaña is a special place, just think that its inhabitants call it Maravillas (marvelous things). Historically the center of one of the most famous cultural movements of Spain, Movida, it is now an area increasingly cared, where people invest a lot. Full of fashion and trendy shops, the evening becomes a center of life mainly for young and students.
Conde Duende is the part that extends beyond the Via San Bernardo. Much like Malasaña, is more quiet and residential, ideal for tapas and for those seeking apartments Madrid.
HISTORY: the neighborhood is built around the famous Plaza del Dos de Mayo, named in memory of the uprising of the madrilean people of Madrd against the Napoleonic invasion. The district is also famous for being the center of the Movida Madrileña, the youth protest movement born at the death of Franco, to demand freedom and democracy. You can still find the smell of Movida in bars as the Vía Láctea and El Penta. Lately it has converted in a spot for young people and students, thanks to the huge array of bars, concerts and clubs with really cheap rates!
ATMOSPHERE: The atmosphere in Malasaña is relaxed, cheerful and festive. By day it is pleasant to stroll among terraces and trendy shops. At night the area becomes a meeting place for hundreds of people ready to party and socialize.
PLACES: the Plaza del Dos de Mayo is the heart of the district and starting point of nightlife in Malasaña, bringing together a predominantly young audience. Calle Pez is an interesting road for its shops, restaurants, bars and a theater. The same goes for the beautiful square San Idelfonso and the square Juan Pujol. Conde Duque is the most quiet and elegant part of this area: beautiful baroque buildings, squares and courtyards make these spaces the center of a more intellectual and alternative cultural life.
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