Austrias is the geographic center of Spain, and the most historical neighbourhood in Madrid, dating back to the 18th century. The architectural narrow streets around Plaza Mayor, bring back the medieval- renaissance spirit of the city back in the days. As the oldest section of Madrid, Austrias is rich in historical attractions, most of them are concentrated around Plaza Mayor. Restaurants in the area serve traditional Madrid stew. The neighbourhood hides secrets in every corner, stunning the visitors with its monuments, palaces and churches. This is the ideal place to lose yourself in the history of Madrid.