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About Austrias

Austrias neighborhood, also known as “el Madrid de los Austrias”, got its name at the time when Charles I, from the Habsburg dynasty, was reigning in Spain. And it’s due to his decision of building squares and churches that today we can walk around and admire the beautiful Plaza Mayor. In this area you will undoubtedly lose yourself in the Spanish history.

Why live in Austrias?

If you’re looking to live in an area with an incredible architectural beauty in the centre of Madrid, this is your place! It’s a unique neighborhood with an authentic atmosphere.

It’s the perfect place to live for international students and young workers, as it’s located in the primitive layout of the city, very close to Sol and other points of interest of Madrid. Besides, if you rent a room in Austrias you will be close to all the facilities.

 

Main spots

The Royal Palace

It’s inspired in Bernini’s idea for the Louvre construction.

Almudena Cathedral

Close to the Royal Palace, and it has a Neo-Romanesque crypt that will leave you speechless.

Royal Theatre

It’s the major opera house, very beautiful from the outside but also from the inside. 

Jardines de Sabatini

This garden, an extension of the Royal Palace, is one of the most visited spots in this area.

Plaza Mayor

Worth visiting especially at Christmas, it really becomes full of life!

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What to do in Austrias

Cultural Activities

  • Guided tours: Austrias is the most historic neighborhood in Madrid, with a great architectural offer. This is why we recommend you to take a guided tour through its most important places, it’s the only way to truly learn about Spanish history. There’s a lot of different types of tour you can take, such as bike tours, walking tours, night tours… whatever sounds more interesting to you! Another thing you can’t miss is the changing of guard of the Royal Palace, that takes place every Wednesday. 
  • Jardines de Sabatini: take some time to visit this spectacular garden made of fountains, trees and white marble sculptures. Here’s a quick tip: visit it at nightfall, where you will be able to admire the sky changing and the contrast of the palace and the garden’s colors.  
  • San Miguel Market: what about food? Austrias neighborhood is home to one of the most interesting street food markets in the city, San Miguel Market. If you want to mix with the local culture and gastronomy, we highly recommend you to visit it.

Nightlife in Madrid

Austrias neighborhood is located in the centre of Madrid, so the party here is assured. You can find plenty of bars with live music at weekends, as well as others that offer flamenco shows and dinners. If you want to taste a typical Spanish dinner while enjoying their most traditional type of music so you can feel like a local, here you have a lot of flamenco-houses.

Besides this, there’s other options for people who want to go out and listen to a more commercial type of music. There’s a lot of bars where you can have some drinks, such as La Coquette or Beer Pong Madrid. After this you can go to one of the clubs nearby Austrias, some of them are Icon, Joy Eslava, Moondance, etc. Be ready to experience the most bustling atmosphere in the centre of Madrid!

Public transport

This area has very good transport connections, as it’s located in the centre of Madrid. It counts with several urban buses that pass near Austrias, however the main metro station is:

Ópera (L2, L5, R)

Some nearby metro stations are:

Callao (L3, L5)

Tirso de Molina (L1)

La Latina (L5)