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Malasaña; pop, street art and history

Your Guru: MAD Tours
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4.9
65 ratings
  • Madrid
  • Available in English, Spanish
  • 2 hours

About the Guru

I am graduated in Tourism and currently studying Geography and History. I also an expert showing the anecdotes and secrets of Madrid. Discovering cities is my passion wherever I travel to. Let me show you this beautiful city from a new dimension. What Madrid do you fancy today?

I am graduated in Tourism and currently studying Geography and History. I also an expert showing the anecdotes and secrets of Madrid. Discovering cities is my passion wherever I travel to. Let me show you this beautiful city from a new dimension. What Madrid do you fancy today?

About the Tour

On that tour of Malasaña I tell you the origin of the neighborhood that saw the Madrid movement born and witnessed the uprising against the French in 1808. A route in which you will witness the reason for the names of the streets and the secrets that This wonderful neighborhood hides. From the Plaza de San Ildefonso to the busiest taverns, (La Ardosa) (Casa Camacho) we will walk through the streets that saw the birth of this neighborhood (Corredera Alta de San Pablo) vintage shops (Velarde) The interesting history of the Plaza del 2 de May and surrounding streets. Our tour ends in Count Duke, previously we will have walked through the Plaza de las Comendadoras and I will tell you a curious story of Mahou. * Madrid is a safe city, but always remember to be careful with your belongings, for which you are responsible. ** Come with comfortable shoes and clothes, according to the weather conditions to enjoy 100% of the tour.

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: I will be waiting next to Teatro Lara

Frequently asked questions

Accessibility:
The tour is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Large groups:
Large group bookings are accepted. The maximum number of attendees per booking is 8 people.
Minimum of attendees:
A minimum number of attendees is required for the tour to take place.
Pets:
The tour is pet-friendly.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.

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 €10 per person, 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!

Tour opinions (65)

4.9
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Professionalism
4.89
Fun
4.7
Expression
4.81
Quality
4.85
Route
4.85
Elena
03 Apr 2022 Madrid
Verified booking
Travelled in couple - Apr 2022

Response from MAD Tours
Mil gracias Elena por tu reseña!
Lola
02 Apr 2022 Viveiro
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Travelled in group - Mar 2022

Es la segunda vez que repetimos, el tour , porque después de la primera… familiares nuestros que han venido a Madrid no hemos dudado en ningún momento en volver a repetir el tour con nuestra gente! Muchas gracias María!!

Response from MAD Tours
Muchas gracias Lola por repetir ☺, me alegra saber que disfrutarais todos! María
Lucia
28 Mar 2022 Madrid
Verified booking
Travelled in group - Mar 2022

¡María fue una guía genial! Nos enseñó los garitos más emblemáticos de la zona, con un poquito de historía del barrio de Malasaña y contando anécdotas del barrio. Fue una mañana muy agradable y un plan diferente para hacer en Madrid! Sin duda ¡¡lo recomiendo!!

Response from MAD Tours
Muchas gracias Lucía por vuestra reseña y comentario :) me alegro de que disfrutarais.
Paqui
11 Mar 2022
Verified booking
Travelled in group - Mar 2022

Response from MAD Tours
Muchas gracias Paqui! Gracias por elegir MAD Tours!
Miguel
05 Mar 2022 Munich
Verified booking
Travelled alone - Mar 2022

Muy buen tour! María es una guía encantadora!! Y ahora veo Malasaña de otra forma! Mil gracias!! 100% recomendacion!

Response from MAD Tours
Muchas gracias Miguel por tu reseña y comentario :)

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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 €10 per person, 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!