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Lovely architecture and shops here

There are indeed some lovely examples of early 20th century architecture here and some beautiful... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
sheepygold
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london
Good for a short stop to look and take a couple photos

Interesting building on a small plaza a few blocks from the Puerta del sol that is worth a short... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
jaimeelsabio
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Maryland
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8 Jun 2017
“Good for a short stop to look and take a couple photos”
13 Mar 2017
“Lovely architecture and shops here”
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Plaza Canalejas 3, 28014 Madrid, Spain
Huertas
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

Interesting building on a small plaza a few blocks from the Puerta del sol that is worth a short stop. The left half looks like something Gaudi might have thought up.

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

There are indeed some lovely examples of early 20th century architecture here and some beautiful original shop fronts with wooden window frames and curved window panes. The Violeta shop is beautiful. Unfortunately the area is not very nice and it is busy with lots of...More

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Casa de Allende is one of the interesting buildings to see at the small Plaza de Canalejas in central Madrid. It was constructed in 1916-1920 by Spanish architect Leonardo Rucabado and makes use of various Spanish styles. Along with the adjacent Meneses Building, this stretch...More

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Huertas
Also known as Barrio de las Letras, Huertas was once
home to prominent literary figures, Miguel de
Cervantes and Lope de Vega among them. The
neighbourhood is committed to celebrating its rich
heritage: Calle Huertas itself is inlaid with quotes
from celebrated authors, street names pay homage to
them, and second-hand bookshops pervade. Huertas
receives a fair amount of spillover from the center —
...More
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