Street Art in Madrid

Street Art in Madrid, Madrid, Spain (B)

Most of you know where La Latina is located, some of you might have looked through the round windows over the fence next to the right exit and not that many would have visited it. That’s the reason why we will talk to you today about El Campo de Cebada, the best street art in Madrid. Let’s start, you can also check here…

Those of you who moved to Madrid recently may not know the history this place holds. To start with, you should know that the area where El Campo de Cebada is located nowadays was once used as a polideportivo municipal in Madrid (community sports centre). It was abandoned by 2007 and demolished. The neighbors from ‘Distrito Centro’ (Sol & surrounding areas) reopened the space in 2010 for “La noche en blanco” (famous cultural event in Madrid). It was an activity to criticize Mahou’s involvement (Spanish beer brand) and to celebrate the reopening of this public space.

That same year, neighbors created a hybrid model for an intervention of today’s crisis. A self-managed project came alive in October 2010 and the 15M movement made official the creation of the assambly that has managed this open area for more than 5 years now. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Street Art in Madrid
Guide Location: Spain » Madrid
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Javier Garcia Colomo
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • El Campo de Cebada
  • La Neomudejar
  • Atocha Renfe

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