Street Art in Madrid
Image by stanjourdan under Creative Commons License.

Spain, Madrid Guide (B): Street Art in Madrid

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).
This article is featured in the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" on iTunes App Store and Google Play. You can download the app to your mobile device to read the article offline and create a self-guided walking tour to visit the attractions featured in this article. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and it works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

Download The GPSmyCity App

Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for IOS   Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for Android

Sights Map

Guide Name: Street Art in Madrid
Guide Location: Spain » Madrid
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: El Campo de Cebada   La Neomudejar   Atocha Renfe  
Author: Javier Garcia Colomo
Read it on author's website: https://www.cooltourspain.com/el-campo-de-cebada-street-art-plaza/

Useful Travel Guides for Planning Your Trip


10 Uniquely Madrid Foods to Try in Spanish Capital

10 Uniquely Madrid Foods to Try in Spanish Capital

There’s no better way to fall in love with a city than through its traditional cuisine. Complete meals, appetizers, beverages and sweets: all of them draw a path to a tourist heart. Madrid, the Spanish capital, has its very own unique and original dishes that can make a stay in this city a...
Madrid´s Latin Quarter Tapas

Madrid´s Latin Quarter Tapas

This app is a description of bars and cafeterias of tapas and pinchos in the Latin Quarter of Madrid. Tapas and pinchos are generally bar snacks and finger foods, with pinchos generally originating from the Basque Country. The custom of tapas and pinchos-eating refers to eating at the bar, sometime...
Madrid Souvenir Shopping Guide: Top 15 Spanish Products

Madrid Souvenir Shopping Guide: Top 15 Spanish Products

They call Spain "magnificent" for a reason, as there're loads of fascinating stuff a visitor to the country might want to take home and share with family and friends. Luckily, in Madrid one can find nearly all that Spain is famous for - wine, food, fashion, arts, sports, etc. Good...
A Self-Guided Food Walk in Madrid

A Self-Guided Food Walk in Madrid

The reputation of Spain as a major gastronomic power to reckon with goes a long way. The capital city of Madrid has a lot to offer visitors in terms of soul warming food experience. On this walk you will visit some of the city's most vibrant and lively food markets and other places serving...
Top 16 Bars in Madrid

Top 16 Bars in Madrid

Madrid, the third largest city in Western Europe, is packed with an eclectic mix of bars that offer a scene for every style. In Spain’s Capital city, alcohol flows without end. Just take a walk down the streets of this vibrant city, and it seems as if every other building is a café or bar...