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The best of each district in Madrid: Arganzuela

Special features of the district

Arganzuela is one of the 21 districts of the city of Madrid and its borders stretch from the east side of Manzanares River to M-30. The other bordering districts include Retiro, Centro, Usera, Latina, Carabanchel and Puente de Vallecas, so it can be said that within the capital, the location of Arganzuela is absolutely privileged. For its part, it consists of the following districts; Acacias, Imperial, La Chopera, Legazpi, Palos de Moguer, Las Delicias and Atocha.

Plazas and main streets of Arganzuela

Santa María de la Cabeza, Yeserías, Chopera, Delicias, Imperial and Virgen Puerto are the most important areas in Arganzuela, not forgetting Toledo and Embajadores as the most important streets. Atocha, Manzanares Park, Enrique Tierno Galván, where the Madrid Planetarium is situated, and Madrid Rio (an extensive waterside park) are the other places of interest within the district. In general, many industrial and architectural style buildings from 19th and early 20th century dominate this neighbourhood.

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Restaurants in Arganzuela

Arganzuela has a variety of restaurants within its borders. However, aside from all the streets that we mentioned earlier, it is possible to find some of the best restaurants in the city on Embajadores Street and Emperador Carlos V Plaza.

Shopping areas and businesses in Arganzuela

One of the best places for shopping in Madrid is the Méndez Álvaro mall. In fact, within its facilities, there is a countless number of fashion stores and a large supermarket. Beyond this place, the whole district has a variety of small businesses, with Delicias area being one of the most attractive for commercial activities.

Places to go with children in Arganzuela

The Manzanares Park, Madrid Rio and Enrique Tierno Galvan are the highly recommended places to spend a pleasant afternoon with the kids as they run around and have fun. Also, the Madrid Planetarium is another excellent place for families to go stargazing. Meanwhile, football fans shouldn't forget to stop at Vicente Calderón Stadium, home of the official matches of Atletico Madrid.

Nightlife areas in Arganzuela

Undoubtedly, the best areas for nightlife in Arganzuela are Delicias and Legazpi, which have a wide variety of bars, pubs, concert halls, clubs and, in general, all kinds of entertainment to spend time having fun while enjoying a drink with friends.

As you can see, Arganzuela is one of the most interesting and exclusive districts of Madrid. Therefore, if you are interested in renting or buying a property in this area, contact Engel & Völkers Madrid. We are happy to help and advise you on everything you need.

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28004 Madrid
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