Collected by Fred Lopez
Paseo de la Chopera, 14, 28045 Madrid, Spain
Matadero, the former end-of-the-line for Spanish livestock, has been transformed into a lively artistic and cultural space. Built in 1911, the center was not only an abattoir, but a beautiful example of Spanish architecture—down to the detail in...
Calle Ferraz, 1, 28008 Madrid, Spain
Stone by stone, second-century BC Debod Temple was reconstructed in Spain in an effort, called to action by UNESCO, to save its demise when the site was threatened by the construction of the Great Dam of Aswan. As a sign of gratitude for the help...
Calle de Augusto Figueroa, 24, 28004 Madrid, Spain
On the second level of El Mercado de San Anton is Puturrú de Foie, a stall specializing in duck and geese products. It features cuisine from the Navarre region of northern Spain, a cuisine which focuses on using only natural ingredients in its...
Calle de Alcalá, 39, 28014 Madrid, Spain
The Metropolis Building in Madrid claims dominance over the intersection of Calle de Alcalá and Gran Via. The topping sculpture of Phoenix and Ganymede, like an architectural hood ornament, keeps a watchful eye over the busy boulevards below.
Calle de la Ribera de Curtidores, 28005 Madrid, Spain
Standing at the top of Plaza Cascorro looking down over the buzzing madness of Sunday morning's El Rastro market in Madrid, it's hard not to feel like a pirate about to dive into a newly-discovered cave of treasures. Tents overflowing with the...
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