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Free Tour through the stories and legends of Barrio Maravillas
Hello everyone! I'm Rubén, official tour guide and guru of Madrid;), I'm 26 years old, I like to be called Rubens, I consider myself a "cat" (native to Madrid). I have a degree in tourism and I am half way through history and at the moment I am self-employed. I started to fall in love with the profession in 2019 thanks, in part, to my friend Aurora, but from 2020 I worked with arkeotour, which is a company that also helped me a lot, and then in 2021 I started doing the tours on my own and try. You must take into account that Madzguía has been active for a short time and many times the minimum number of attendees necessary is not reached, starting, as you well know, is not easy at all. I am a fun guy, I consider myself close to people and I love exchanging opinions with travelers, since they can bring you experiences without having traveled outside of Madrid. I have traveled a bit around Europe and that has helped me a bit to love this job, because in every corner there is always a story to tell and I think that Madrid is a perfect city to teach all kinds of routes. It is a city full of life where everyone feels at home, for me it is one of the best cities in Spain and one of the best in the world. I have experience as a local guide, but I have a lot of passion for my work and I like to teach and explain events, for me it is the ideal job. That is why I think that being able to work in my own city in something that I like as a local guide is a privilege.
This tour covers the most original streets in Madrid ; in the heart of the Maravillas neighborhood; It is different because it includes a mixture of legends, churches, iconic squares, markets, some cursed house and many more interesting facts.
It is a little-known area in tourist Madrid, but no less important for that.
Do you want to know the secrets of Calle del Pez?
Do you want to know why it is called the Maravillas neighborhood?
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You will be able to see the Old Conde Duque Barracks, the street of the fish, some unpredictable church, the mysterious convent of San Plácido, among other interesting places...
You will have a great time with me on this guided tour.
In case of rainy days it is very possible that the tour will not start, it is recommended in those cases to have an alternative plan.
For the tour to leave, it is essential that there are at least 4 people.
This tour includes civil liability insurance and additional explanation material
If you are bringing a pet, please let us know.
This tour ends at the Novitiate subway.
Meeting point:C. de la Palma, 33, 28004 Madrid, SpainC. de la Palma, 33, 28004 Madrid, Spain
I will be next to the entrance of the Church of Wonders
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).