The district of Arapiles, located in the north Madrid, belongs to the district of Chamberí. It is a residential area very much demanded by the university students when looking for accommodation for students, due to the good connection by metro with the University City.
It is a neighborhood with a great offer of leisure and culture that houses several cinemas and theaters, such as the Galileo Theater, the Sala Arapiles or the Theater of the Abbey. There is no Cercanías service, but there is a bus and subway. The main bus lines are 2, 12, 61 and 149. The three subway lines with service in the neighborhood are 2, 4 and 7.
If you live in Arapiles, the most convenient metro stops for Your daily trip is San Bernardo (lines 2 and 4), Quevedo (line 2) and Canal (lines 2 and 7). Many young people who study at the Complutense University and the Polytechnic rent their room or university flat in Arapiles because of its proximity to the University City. The metro line from Quevedo (line 2) takes only 25 minutes. It is just 12 minutes' walk from the ICADE Business School.
Living in Madrid is an incredible experience. Madrid is the best place in the country to savour all that Spanish cuisine has to offer, as well so many other local traditions. Here, you will always have something new to do, as Madrid is one of Europe’s most vibrant cities.
Madrid is home to one of the world’s most famous museums – the Museo del Prado. However, there are plenty more landmarks and museums to see. Whenever you want to party, the city will be ready for it! Studying in Madrid can’t be done without experiencing the tapas the city is known for. Head over to Malasaña or the party barrios near La Latina to experience just how the Madrileño students enjoy their tapas and cañas.
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