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Lavapies

Lavapies

20 reviews
Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Plaza, Neighbourhood
Ranked #25 in Madrid things to do
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Lavapies, 28012 Madrid, Spain
+34 91 588 1636
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Lavapiés is a central neighbourhood of the city of Madrid, centered on the Plaza de Lavapiés. It was the Jewish quarter of the city until the expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492, the church of ... Read more
San Lorenzo being built on the former site of the synagogue. The name literally means "wash feet", and may refer to the ritual washing of one's feet before entering the temple, possibly in the fountain in Plaza de Lavapiés which no longer exists.

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Local from Madrid

Bohemian area with good international eats and a lively neighbourhood. Impromptu live music on the street is the icing on the cake. Fun for daytime exploration or nighttime fun.

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Local from Madrid

Lavapiés is Madrid's most genuine barrio. A cultural mixing pot, it's home to some of the best food in the city. Fancy an Indian? Look no further!
The barrio has a buzz like no other area in the city, where you can commonly find locals singing and playing music in the square.

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Nafplion

The most international "barrio"in Madrid! Every corner have some african-turkish-asian little restaurant with delicious food! Also the most alternative bars find shelter here. Hot hot hot!

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Local from Madrid

This is the ethnic side of Madrid, with lots of Indian, Latinamerican,Turkish etc bars and restaurants. You shouldn´t miss the opportunity of going to Gaudeamus café, which is one of the best bars to enjoy the rooftop views of Madrid. ; )

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Santander
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A great area of town that has a bad reputation for having pickpockets...but really shouldn't. I never once felt as if I had to worry about anything when I was here. I loved the fact that I could enjoy walking around the city at any time of the day or night and see things to do. This is a great, really old part of the city that has a lot to offer.

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Columbia

Good international food, as this is a diverse immigrant neighborhood

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Passos

very good!

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Playa de Gandia

Se podría decir que es el barrio donde conviven muchísimas culturas dentro de la ciudad. Desde africanos, marroquíes, latinoamericanos, chinos, bangladeshíes. pakistaníes y personas de muchísimas otras nacionalidades, que le dan un toque colorido especial al barrio. Es un lugar de alquileres baratos para vivir. Sobre la calle Argumosa está el mayor movimiento de gente, generalmente los fines de semana, con las terrazas de los bares a rebalsar. Debido a la multiculturalidad, hay restaurantes de toda índole, uno casi que se da la vuelta a todo el mundo probando los diferentes sabores de los sitios para comer del barrio.

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Cordoba

Junto a la zona de Tetuán, Lavapiés es el barrio con mayor mezcla cultural de la ciudad. En él residen gran parte de la comunidad marroquí, pakistaní, senegalesa y filipina de Madrid, así que es común encontrarse con restaurantes y tiendas de estas culturas.
Es un barrio para conocer despacito, disfrutando de sus plazas, el arte callejero y de rincones como el espacio de Tabacalera. En domingo, además, tienes una cita imprescindible con El Rastro.

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Miami
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barrio tipico

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Newark
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Local from Madrid

Lavapies es un barrio nuevo, original, con una mezcla de culturas increíble donde parece que todos conviven pacíficamente. No es un barrio que haya frecuentado mucho viviendo en Madrid, solo algún que otro bar en calle Argumosa, un teatro under, un photowalk... Lavapies noson todos extranjeros, también estan los abuelitos al sol de Sabina, las terrazas en las veredas angostas con su caña (y quizás una tapa).

Un par de sitios a buscar en Lavapies son:
1) la calle Emilio Servet y sus graffittis
2) busca casas de okupas
3) tenes que ir a la plaza que se llamas "esta es una plaza"

Un barrio muy auténtico que no hay que dejar de visitar

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Milan

Da quartiere ebreo a quartiere boemio più autentico e adesso hipster pericolosamente sempre più turistico e modaiolo. L'evoluzione del barrio Lavapiès va guardata attentamente, perchè quasi tutti i residenti originali sono forzati ad andarsene per il boom degli affitti turistici.

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Aliases: Plaza de Lavapies

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