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  • Cuesta de los ciegos

Curiosities and legends of Madrid

  • Madrid
  • Available in: Spanish

About the tour

In an exciting tour of surroundings to two hours and media we will visit the most emblematic sites of the city (Plaza Mayor, Almudena Cathedral ...). We will talk about the Spanish Civil War, inquisition, Moorish ruins, the Bear and the Madroño, we will meet the Robin Hood of Madrid and visit the oldest restaurant in the world. We will discover where the origin of tapas comes from, the expression “dabuti” or where the expression “get looking for Basin” originated. We will visit the most emblematic streets of the city and also the most hidden streets full of magic. Among many curiosities and anecdotes we will enter 1200 years of history. Our puzzle will be formed based on pieces that begin before the IX century, when Madrid was populated by Muslims who gave life to "Mayrit", we will talk about conquests, battles, kings ... Anecdotes, legends and curiosities that make up the Madrid we are today .

Meeting point
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How to find me: In front of the Horse of Felipe III, blue t-shirt with the HistoAventura logo
Tour duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

Tour schedule


What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €5, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Ratings (2)


Isabel Andújar

1 years ago

Ya no se me olvidará nunca de dónde vienen las tapas o quién fue el bandolero más famoso de Madrid! Tour muy recomendable donde aprenderéis incluso de dónde viene la expresión ponerse mirando pa Cuenca! nuestro segundo tour con HistoAventura y dos guías estupendos. En este caso Gracias a Alexandra por la bonita tarde que pasamos.


Cristina Rodrigo

1 years ago

Maravilloso recorrido por las calles de Madrid. A pesar de 50 años viviendo aquí ha sido la primera vez que pasaba por muchas calles y Alexandra nos ha trasladado con sus historias a muchas etapas de la historia de una forma amena y divertida. Repetimos seguro!

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