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About Malasaña

Malasaña neighborhood owes its name to Manuela Malasaña, a young woman killed by Napoleon's troops in 1808. But not only that, its history also began with la Movida Madrileña, an artistic and social movement where new ways of expression were explored.

Before, it was a quiet neighborhood where quiet people lived, but it has evolved into what it’s today. Today, it represents the most alternative and modern area in Madrid, with its hipster vibes and vintage shops.

Why live in Malasaña?

Malasaña is located in the centre of Madrid, bordering Gran Vía to the south and having Chueca neighborhood as its neighbor. 

It’s the place where every young international dreams to live. If you rent a room in Malasaña, you will find yourself in the most bohemian and hipster atmosphere, and you will have an unforgettable experience in the city. 

Main spots

Plaza del Dos de Mayo

This stunning square is the heart of Malasaña, and it’s full of bars and cafes.

San Antonio de los Alemanes Church

It was declared a national heritage site, it’s a hidden place and its interior is impressive.

San Ildefonso Market

Fancy some tapas and beers for a good price? this new concept of market is your place!

History Museum

Take a cultural visit through the evolution of the history of Spain.

San Ildefonso Church

Located in San Ildefonso square, the most interesting view is on the inside.

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What to do in Malasaña

Cultural Activities

  • Art: in Malasaña, it’s all about art, and by this, we mean every type of art. There’s a lot of theatres, the biggest one is Maravillas Theatre, but there’s also some alternative locals where you can enjoy concerts, shows, monologues… every type of creative offer! Besides, you will find plenty of art galleries.
  • Food and drinks: a great variety of food for a cheap prices. Yes, you read right. Here is located the perfect place to socialize while tasting some good tapas, San Ildefonso Market. But it’s not the only option, you can also find restaurants offering food from all over the world, tabernas where to try tapas, and some of the most popular bars, La Musa, La Mezcalería or La Dichosa. Don’t settle with only one, you can plan a tapas tour with your friends and enjoy all of them! We all know Madrid has no beach but, can you imagine having some drinks in a secret place that recreates one? Ojalá is a bar and a restaurant at the same time, will make you feel the sand and the waves. 

Shopping

This area is full of vintage and original shops, where you can find exclusive pieces or second hand clothes. When you walk around and go inside all the shops, you will feel the authentic atmosphere of Malasaña and its charm. Some of the most popular vintage shops here are: Magpie, Kinda Kinks, Flamingos Vintage Kilo (the price is per kilo, original, isn’t it?), Miss Vintage… take your time to explore all of them, you may find very good stuff!

Nightlife in Madrid

Malasaña is always full of life, this is definitely the place where you have to go if you want to enjoy a night out. 

You can start your night in a bar, and believe us when we tell you there’s a lot where to choose. El Penta, Al Laboratorio and El Ideal are only some of them. 

Some of the most popular locals among young people are: La Vía Láctea, Madrid Me Mata and Tupperware, but there are a lot more. 

In Malasaña you will mostly find alternative and independent locals with rock music, a very desirable atmosphere.

Here, the fun, the music and the drinks are guaranteed!

Public transport

If you want to move around Madrid from Malasaña, you will do it without any problems, as the public transport here is very well connected. And if you want to move around the area, you can do it by walking. There are several bus stops, but the easiest way to move is the metro. The closest metro stations in here are:

Tribunal (L1, L10)

Noviciado (L3, L10)

Plaza de España (L2, L3, L10)

Bilbao (L1, L4)

San Bernardo (L2, L4)