Madrid City Guide: 176 Best Travel Tips from Madrid Locals

Conde Duque in Madrid

Why locals love it

A small neighbourhood just north of Plaza de España. Standing in the shadows of downtowns skyscrapers this is a calm yet still very interesting area, surrounding the Conde Duque military complex. Trendy shops, great restaurants and cultural spaces makes it loved by locals.

Why you should visit it

A non-touristy quarter but still with lots to offer. Check out the interesting cultural offers like the Conde Duque Quarters, the Liria Palace and the ABC Museum of Drawing and Illustrations - or the unique shops and cafés along Calle Conde Duque.

Special tip

Don't miss the wonderful café and restaurant El Jardin Secreto, with its creative and fairytale-like decor.

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