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Alcalá de Henares

Your neighbourhood guide

Welcome to Alcalá de Henares

Madrid, Spain

Alcalá is an historical neighbourhood. Sinceits foundation, the University has been used as a model for other universities around the world. The historical centre and the Univercity os Alcalá are considered a World’s Heritage Site by UNESCO. Cervantes, the author of Don Quixote, was born in here.
It’s common for people to do their shopping on small stores, where people know each other and local markets. In Alcalá, people usually walk everywhere, it is very easy to get around if you live close to the centre.
Alcalá is full of student life. Both local students and Erasmus students from the Universty of Alcalá de Henares live in here.

The neighbours

Neighbours know each-other and have a close relationship.

You'll fall in love with

With the small shops and markets.

Interesting points

Museo de Escultura al Aire Libre de Alcalá de Henares is a permanent outdoor exhibition of contemporary art.

The lifestyle

Life is calm is people know each other.

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