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.
As the centre of Madrid, this is a popular area among tourists and foreign students.
The great attraction of Los Austrias is The Royal Palace.
With the neoclassical gardens, Jardines of Sabatini, located in the north-facade of The Royal Palace.
Live and breathe the local history.
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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