Silvia Roba Silvia Roba

Literary museums

Categories: Art & Culture August 28, 2018
Lope de Vega House Museum

Lope de Vega House Museum

Madrid appears as a character in numerous books. Cases in point would be works by Benito Pérez Galdós, Valle-Inclán, Hemingway… Literature has also left its mark on the city, as can easily be seen in places such as Plaza de España, with its monument to Cervantes, or the Plaza de Santa Ana, shared by the sculptures of Federico García Lorca and Calderón de la Barca. There are also quite a number of literary museums in Madrid.  Read more

Tags: , , , , , ,
 
Silvia Roba Silvia Roba

Cervantes’ Madrid

Monument to Cervantes Categories: Art & Culture
June 9, 2015

Thrilling. This is the word that best describes the search for the coffin containing the remains of one of Madrid’s most distinguished inhabitants, Miguel de Cervantes. On 17 March, forensic expert and search leader Francisco Etxeberria confirmed that, in all likelihood, some of the fragments found in the crypt of the Trinitarias church include …

Read more
Silvia Roba Silvia Roba

Casa Alberto

casa-alberto-150x150 Categories: Food & Drink
August 21, 2014

The Literary Quarter, which was home to some of the most famous writers of the Golden Age, is one of my favourite parts of Madrid. I like to stroll through its streets, popping into the vintage shops and those antique stores where you’re always sure to find some unexpected gem from times gone …

Read more