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Learn The Hidden History of Lavapiés

Learn The Hidden History of Lavapiés

Duration:1 hour total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

My tour focuses on the historic facades of Lavapies and Anton Martin. I am very passionate about this project because I have lived for 7 years in this historic part of Madrid. As a cultural enthusiast, I have read widely about the literary, scientific and historic aspects of these neighbourhoods, and because of my experience as a professional translator, historian and freelance writer, I can weave…
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What we’ll do

The first stop of the tour starts with Farmacia del Globo. Here, I discuss the origins of the association between pharmacies and hot air balloons, which will explore the conflict between herbalists and chemists, and the notable chemists that did much to advance the field of aviation. I also talk about how it was partially destroyed during the Civil War, and how Santiago Ramon y Cajal lived next…

What else you should know

Just bring normal clothes and shoes. It's a gentle - but interesting! - walk around the neighbourhood.

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Where you'll be

We will start at the Farmacia del Globo then do a loop around Antón Martín and Lavapiés, taking in Cine Doré, Gran Peluqueria, La Báltica and Taberna de Antonio Sánchez. We will learn about the great history of these locations.

Upcoming availability

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Wed, Jul 24    From 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
$10 per person
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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

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Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Just bring normal clothes and shoes. It's a gentle - but interesting! - walk around the neighbourhood.
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history walk
Learn The Hidden History of Lavapiés
3 reviews
$10 per person
3 reviews
$10 per person