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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This street is always busy, but has some nice shops and a few cafes / restaurants. Just off it is the Plaza Major.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Wraxall_Travellers
Reviewed 15 February 2019 via mobile

This main thoroughfare is relatively ordinary with a few interesting shops at the Sol end but otherwise just ordinary chain stores.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 3 January 2019

Yet another busy street to wander along with shops, bars and restaurants but also take in the different architecture all around you.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank johnhp702
Reviewed 6 December 2018

There are some individual interesting bits but the real good stuff is in the byways and side streets off the thoroughfare so go explore and enjoy!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

it would have been fun if we had more time to spend in this splendid road which showcased a lot of stores selling all sorts of anything spanish - souvenir items ranging from key chains, ref magnets, shirts to shoes among others. a pretty busy...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nielioan
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We loved this street between Sol, the Plaza Mayor and the market, it’s full of independent shops and cafes and great to meander down and soak up the vibes of Madrid

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank weekendescapes906
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Busy during the days with some of Madrid's most interesting shops and restaurants. Also tons of tourist haunts to avoid. Hard to explain to someone which are which so go with a Spanish friends. Lots of great tapa bars at night in the area. Again...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Most people coming to Madrid will come across this main road. It runs between attractions but does not offer much itself.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Calle Mayor starts at the west side of central Madrid by the Royal Palace and runs by Plaza Major, Puerta del Sol and all the way to the Prado Museum (okay, it's not called Calle Mayor at this point but it's the same street). You...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank T4232XIjohnb
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Starting from the beautiful Santa Maria La Real De La Almudena down through to Plaza Puente Del Sol this street is packed with all manner of shops,pubs,bars,restaurants and fantastic architecture. It's a very busy street ,it's a major destination for hordes of tourists and packed...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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