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Macabre Chronicles Free Tour

Duration: 2h
Languages: Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on July 26, 2020

Not all cats live in Madrid, and not all cats in Madrid are cats. Some had to go out and carry the city inside. Others, we stay, we continue discovering it; discovering more of its secrets, more of its corners, more of its people. Some of us walk through unknown streets to know a little more about the city where we were born and the one that saw us grow up. To us, to our parents, to our grandparents ... Do you know why they call us cats? Do you know when you are a real cat? Let me take you through my favorite corners, tell you what no one knows, discover this chaotic city and give you space in places to breathe. Let me take you to taverns with history, to walls that have seen war, let me show you who walked our avenues. Because history is not always what we were taught in school. Because history often gets out of the books and comes to life in buildings, in statues, in images. Because History is not just data, names and dates. Because history can be savored, it can be laughed at, it can be told in a way that is contagious. Because no one can speak better of something than someone who is in love with it. And I love Madrid as much as I love History and its traditions. A lot of people have passed through Madrid, are you going to leave Madrid without her having passed by you?

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Murders, mysteries, witches, ghosts ... bloody stories that will not leave you indifferent!

Madrid has something macabre that sometimes we don't know, that we can't see.
Churches with some "bad luck" to which everything happens, cemeteries hidden under our feet, prisons of yesteryear today more "cooperators", streets of executioners and so on.
Beyond the Plaza Mayor, the quintessential place for trials and convictions, there are sites that house their own ghosts and hidden stories.

Come and take a walk through the best-known streets of Madrid , but of which we sometimes ignore that, where today we drink beers and shop, others lived more tragic experiences.

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Plaza de Sta. Ana, 1, 28012 Madrid, S...
    Plaza de Sta. Ana, 1, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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    You will find me next to the CALDERÓN DE LA BARCA SCULPTURE, in the PLAZA DE SANTA ANA. I will wear a white t-shirt with the logo of Un gato en Madrid.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Plaza de Santa Ana
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Atocha Street
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Plaza Mayor
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Plaza del Conde de Miranda
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Town Square

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

(184 ratings)
4.86
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4.91
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4.78
Expression
4.85
Quality
4.89
Route
4.71
RAQUEL 30 Mar 2024
Mollerussa

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
Tour 100% recomendable a manos de Oscar, guiándonos por los entresijos macabros de su Madrid de tiempos pasados, hilando historias e ilustrándonos de las muertes y misterios acontecidos a lo largo de la ruta. Explicaciones entretenidas y amenas que nos han llevado a conocer un poco más lo oculto de esta ciudad. Debo decir que se nos han hecho las 2 horas cortas y para nada nos hemos aburrido con sus conocimientos del tema, se nota que le gusta y que lo disfruta y lo transmite. Por mi parte espero poder coincidir en algun otro tour con él cuando vuelva a visitar la ciudad. Gracias Oscar por este ratito que nos has compartido.
Mª Esther 25 Feb 2024
Madrid

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2024
Un gran guia!!!
Elisa 04 Feb 2024
Ávila‎

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2024
Oscar es una persona súper cercana y amable. Se le nota que le gusta su trabajo y se implica para que salga bien. Las historias nos gustaron mucho, lo único que podemos añadir es que a veces no se le entendía bien y te costaba un poco mantener la atención en comparación con otros guías con los que hemos estado captaba menos la atención ( por supuesto es algo totalmente personal ). En general un gran trabajador y persona!
EVA 28 Jan 2024
Puertollano

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Travelled in group - Jan 2024
Estuvo bastante bien el tour, sobre todo gracias al guía Óscar, el chico es encantador y expone muy bien los hechos, te sabe meter en la historia, nos han gustado mucho sus historias.
Lidia 27 Jan 2024
Madrid

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Travelled in family - Jan 2024
Oscar súper majo y nos han encantado sus historias y los sitios que hemos visitado. Lo recomendamos!
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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