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Category: Shopping June 15, 2021
Guitarras Ramírez (© Álvaro López del Cerro)

Guitarras Ramírez (© Álvaro López del Cerro)

The 21st June is European Music Day. What better excuse to pay a visit to some of the master craftsmen and women who make handmade guitars? The wisdom of these luthiers is infinite, and their craft brings us works of art that withstand the test of time and allow us to form lasting memories.

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April 20, 2021

As the song goes, there was a time when violet sellers would appear on the streets of Madrid “like birds, precursors of spring”. Today we’re going to travel back in time through the flavours of two centuries-old sweetshops. Steeped in history, to this day they still sell their hand-made sweets with the essence of this […]

 
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March 29, 2021

Although this year the streets of Madrid will not host the city’s annual Easter processions, the Cerería Ortega is still open for business. Steeped in one hundred years of history, this family-run candlemakers is the only shop in the city to sell candles handcrafted using the traditional methods of bygone times. Filled with great passion, […]

 
Category: Art & Culture, Shopping
March 16, 2021

Two hundred metres, thirty stalls and thousands of books. As you can see there is also room for numbers on the Cuesta de Moyano. One of Madrid’s great literary landmarks since 1925, this open-air market, oozing with charm and history, is waiting to be discovered.

 
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February 16, 2021

Madrid is home to craftspeople and artists who are keen for you to be able to have the table set just the way your guests deserve! These sets of dinnerware are unique, no two are alike! They are true works of art to feast your eyes on.

 
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