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Calle de Serrano (Serrano Street), Madrid

Calle de Serrano (Serrano Street), Madrid

City-chic fashion and shoes, luxury watch and jewelry, everything money can buy is within reach inside the fancy shops of Salamanca District – if you have deep pockets, that is. But even if don't, window shopping is no crime and a nice excuse to wander around Calle de Serrano, commonly known as Madrid's Golden Mile, home to every luxury brand you can possibly think of.

Cartier, Chopard, Bulgari, Tommy Hilfiger, Carolina Herrera, Prada, Gucci and the likes, not to mention Spain’s largest department store chain El Corte Inglés, have all established their presence on this 2km-long thoroughfare running through the heart of Salamanca. Originally, the street got its name after the military leader and politician, Francisco Serrano y Dominguez, who lived here in 1868.

When it comes to shopping, Serrano Street is like The 5th Avenue of New York, The Champs Elysee of Paris, or Bond Street of London, and as such, deserves to be high on the must-visit list of every genuine shopaholic. Whether you're in Madrid for a day trip, a long weekend or a fortnight holiday, you will surely find a perfect souvenir at one of the many local boutiques.

Otherwise, you can simply enjoy walking and soaking up the atmosphere without fear of getting hungry, for there is plenty of cute restaurants around, as well.

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Calle de Serrano (Serrano Street) on Map

Sight Name: Calle de Serrano (Serrano Street)
Sight Location: Madrid, Spain
Sight Type: Shopping
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Golden Mile Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 Km or 1.1 Miles

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