Huertas is mainly about nightlife, so make sure you've had your siesta and check out la marcha.
See also: 100 Things to Do in Madrid
01 of 05
Viva Madrid and Magister
Two of Madrid's best bars are virtually side by side in the Huertas barrio. Magister is a micro-brewery that serves excellent free tapas, while Viva Madrid is the oldest bar in the city - it dates from 1856.
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02 of 05
The Bars of Plaza Santa Ana
Popular square with tourists and local families alike. Good beer houses (one of which was a popular haunt of Ernest Hemingway) and the famous Hotel de Reina Victoria.
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03 of 05
Flamenco at Cardamomo
Cardamomo is one of the most famous flamenco venues in Madrid. It is quite expensive but well worth it.
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04 of 05
Jazz, Drinks and Tapas on Huertas
Huertas is one of the most famous streets in Madrid - almost every door is a bar or restaurant.
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05 of 05
The House Where Cervantes Died
Take twenty seconds out of the food, drinks and music to have a look at c/Cervantes 2 - the house where it is said that Miguel de Cervantes, writer of one of the first novels, Don Quijote.
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