North of the popular party district of Malasaña, Chamberí is worth visiting for its 19th and 20th century architecture, with neo-classical and high modernist design influences. The neighborhood also boasts the charming and under-visited Sorolla Museum, the Andalucian house and gallery belonging to Spain's greatest impressionist painter. At relaxed bars with outdoor terraces, you can sample authentic Spanish cuisine away from the manic touristic chaos of downtown. Enjoy a leisurely stroll here during hot summers under the shade of tall buildings or leafy trees, and cool down at local fountains.
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Getting Around Madrid
The best way to get around Madrid is by using the Metro and walking. From the Barajas airport, you can take the Metro from Terminal 2 or Terminal 4. Trains leave every 5 minutes between 6 a.m. and 2 a.m. Line 8 will take you to the center of Madrid and takes only 12 minutes. (http://www.gomadrid.com/transport/airport_options.html)
Nearby Airports
  • Madrid–Barajas Airport-MAD
Airport Taxis
  • 25 Euro
Things to Do and See Near Chamberí