Moncloa and Camberi Walking Tour, Madrid

Madrid is a vibrant metropolis made up of 21 districts. This walk covers two of them - Moncloa and Camberi - with the former being a leafy area replete with laid-back cafe terraces, evening crowds, and students hanging out at bars around Moncloa’s colleges. Camberi, in turn, is a quintessential castizo neighborhood, rightfully regarded as “simply cool” and ideal for those seeking to enjoy the authentic way of life in Madrid. Take this walk and discover Moncloa and Camberi in their variety.
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Moncloa and Camberi Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Moncloa and Camberi Walking Tour
Guide Location: Spain » Madrid (See other walking tours in Madrid)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.8 km
Author: emma
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El Museo del Traje

1) El Museo del Traje

The Museo del Traje (Spanish: Museo del Traje) is a museum located in Madrid, with collections devoted to fashion and costumes. The museum has over 160,000 pieces and documents. The current building was completed in 1973. Collections date from the Middle Ages up to clothes by Spain's contemporary fashion designers. It was declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1962. The architect, Jaime López de Asiaín, was awarded the National Prize for Architecture in 1969 for this project, construction...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Museo de America

2) Museo de America

The Museum of America (Spanish: Museo de América) in Madrid (Spain) is a National museum that holds artistic, archaeological and ethnographic collections from the whole American continent, ranging from the Paleolithic period to the present day. As an institution, the museum was founded in 1941, and in 1962 all the funds were definitively moved to its current premises. The permanent exhibit is divided into five major thematical areas: An awareness of America, The reality of America, Society,...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Faro de Moncloa

3) Faro de Moncloa

Faro de Moncloa is a 100 meters high transmission tower with an observation deck from which opens a wonderful sight. Built in 1992 by the architect Salvador Perez Arroyo it is often called Faro de Madrid. Although in 2005 the observation deck was closed for the public you can still admire its modern...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Arco de la Victoria

4) Arco de la Victoria

Arco de la Victoria is a majestic Triumphal Arch from Madrid. Built by dictator Franco in 1956 as a tribute to the victory against the republicans by his Nationalist army during the Spanish civil war, it looks more old than it really is. The 39m/128ft high imposing arch is topped by an imposing statue of a four-horse...   view more
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Arte y Antigüedades Lozano

5) Arte y Antigüedades Lozano

Established in 1930, Arte y Antigüedades Lozano has been a family business for four generations. Located at Calle de Blasco de Garay in Madrid's Chamberí district, the gallery is specialized in 19th and 20th century oil paintings and drawings, with a special emphasis on 19th century Spanish painters. Among others, you can find paintings from all periods, as well as works from contemporary, internationally recognized painters. Gallery's main task is to promote the image and customs of...   view more
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Museo del Romanticismo

6) Museo del Romanticismo (must see)

The Museum of Romanticism (Spanish: Museo del Romanticismo) is housed in a late 18th-century building in Madrid. It was inaugurated in 1924 and declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1962. It captures the essence of Madrid's 19th century middle-class life. Famous writers used to gather in the ballroom of the museum for literary evenings. Works on display include 19th-century decorative objects; famous masters featured in the collection include Goya, Federico de Madrazo, and Leonardo Alenza....   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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La Chinata

7) La Chinata

What to buy here: Olive oil.

Whether you’re a connoisseur, or you just like to dabble by dipping your bread, I think we all can agreed that olive oil is a welcome addition to our diet. Now if only all olive oils were as cheap and delicious as they are in Spain! As the number-one producers of olives internationally (nearly twice as much as Italy), Spain serves some of the most delicious aceite de oliva on the market. If you are looking for a high-quality bottle, you can stop by La Chinata in...   view more

Walking Tours in Madrid, Spain

Create Your Own Walk in Madrid

Create Your Own Walk in Madrid

Creating your own self-guided walk in Madrid is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Gran Via and Sol Walking Tour

Gran Via and Sol Walking Tour

Madrid is a vibrant metropolis full of taste, vigor, and wealth. This walk takes to two of the city's most prominent areas - Gran Vía and Sol – with the latter being Madrid's epicenter and a meeting place for locals and tourists alike. Gran Via ("Great Way") is a high-end thoroughfare in the heart of the capital, nicknamed Spanish Broadway for its numerous world-class shops and nightlife entertainment. To discover Madrid that never sleeps, take this walk and enjoy yourself.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 km
Retiro Walking Tour

Retiro Walking Tour

Located in the southeastern part of central Madrid, Retiro district is a major area renowned primarily for the presence of the El Retiro Park, nicknamed “the lungs of Madrid”, as well as for its closeness to the Puerta de Alcalá and the world-famous Prado Museum. Together with Paseo del Prado, Retiro Park has added character to the area of Los Jerónimos, while the rest of the District is shaped by the Atocha Railway Station. No trip to Madrid is complete without a walk through the Retiro district.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
Hemingway's Walking Tour

Hemingway's Walking Tour

There have been many writers who express a love for Madrid, but one who did so quite famously was Ernest Hemingway. During his life, Hemingway was a frequent visitor of Madrid, finding in it his muse, popular success and critical acclaim. Don Ernesto, as he was called in Spain, was a frequent visitor to specific sites in Madrid that became major tourist attractions. The majority of those sites are described in the next walking tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 km
Buen Retiro Park Walking Tour

Buen Retiro Park Walking Tour

El Parque del Buen Retiro is one of the main attractions of the city of Madrid. Known to the locals simply as "El Retiro," the park is a favorite place to spend weekends and summer days and was considered a Royal Park up until two centuries ago. Highlights of the park include several fountains, palaces, monuments and arranged gardens. Discover this historical site step by step in the next self-guided tour.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 km
Cortes Entertainment Walk

Cortes Entertainment Walk

Madrid is the economical, political and cultural center of Spain. Founded in the 9th century, this city is one of the most relevant destinations that Spain has to offer to its visitors concerning culture and history. Madrid is a hot destination filled with interesting spots including museums, historical sites, Flamenco bars and much more. Discover Cortes barrio step by step, as proposed in the list below.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km
Salamanca Walking Tour

Salamanca Walking Tour

The Spanish capital is a vibrant metropolis made up of 21 districts. This walk brings you to and around one of them - Salamanca - one of the wealthiest and most expensive areas of Madrid, home to many foreign embassies and upscale venues. To see what else makes Salamanca a famous destination, take this walk and find out.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.4 km

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