The district of Chamartín is located in the north of Madrid and is made up of six neighborhoods, which include El Viso and Castilla. It is one of the most prosperous areas of the city and where the famous Puerta de Europa Towers are located, as well as the the headquarters of several important Spanish companies. Here you will find several places of interest such as the Museum of Natural Sciences, Santiago Bernabeu Stadium and the National Auditorium of Music.
In the southern part of the district there is the IE business school, a short distance from the Gregorio Marañón metro stop. In addition, it is a well communicated area with the main universities, which can be reached by public transport. For example, the journey to the University City (where the Complutense University and the Polytechnic University, as well as the Faculty of Education of the UNED) is less than 20 minutes by metro (line 6) from Nuevos Ministerios. Also from Nuevos Ministerios can be reached by metro (line 10) to the Autonomous University in 21 minutes and in Cercanías to the campus of Getafe de la Carlos III (28 minutes with line C4).
FLATS FOR STUDENTS IN CHAMARTÍN
The excellent location of the district makes this one of the best areas to live. Uniplaces offers a wide range of rooms for students in Chamartín, which cover the needs of all types of students. There are rooms with single or double bed in shared flats (some with private bathroom and balcony), to one-bedroom flats for those seeking greater independence and comfort and a more conducive environment for study.
Chamartín train station is one of the most important in Madrid, from where most of the trains of medium and long distance to the north of Spain leave. It also has own metro stop (lines 1 and 10). Other important metro stops in Chamartín are Plaza de Castilla (lines 1, 9 and 10) and Avenida de América (lines 4, 6, 7 and 9). For its part, the Nuevos Ministerios station is of special relevance for the university students, since it allows to arrive in train of Cercanías to universities like the Autonomous one and the Carlos III. It also has a metro stop (lines 6, 8 and 10) and several bus stops (lines 7, 14, 40, 150 and others).
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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