Category: Madrid Literary Quarter

Teatro Español en Plaza Santa Ana

Teatro Español (Español Theatre) in Plaza Santa Ana

At mid-sixteenth century, this location was the Corral de la Pacheca, a local comedy place that the guilds hired to collect money to fund hospitals, and to do their maintenance. It was inaugurated on September 21, 1583, as Corral del Principe and from 1631, with the founding of the Authors Guild, it lived its peak […]

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Plaza Santa Ana, Madrid

Zona de Terrazas, Tascas y Copas en Huertas

In the area known as “Huertas” which includes the Barrio de las Letras (Literary Neighbourhood close to Calle Huertas), Plaza Santa Ana, and the surrounding streets including the streets toward Puerta del Sol, Plaza Canalejas, up to Carrera de San Jerónimo, is one of liveliest places in Madrid. It has a lot of terraces, restaurants, […]

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Escultura de Federico García Lorca con la Alondra

Federico García Lorca’s Sculpture – Plaza Santa Ana

The statue of Federico García Lorca is right in front of the Teatro Español, in Plaza Santa Ana. Unfortunately on a night of April 2011, some vandals tore apart the lark from the hands of the statue, and no one saw it. This photo was taken the 24 of July, 2011, and galdfully, it looks […]

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Plaza Santa Ana, con el Hotel Reina Victoria

Santa Ana Plaza in Madrid, And Its Terrace Bars

The Santa Ana Plaza, is the center of the Huertas area in Madrid. As seen in the picture, it is very active having many terraces, bars and restaurants, all day. Also at night time, there are many places in the surroundings, to dine indoors, or a terrace, and after dinner, there are places to listen […]

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Huertas Area, and Literary Madrid

Huertas Street, is in the “Barrio de las Letras” (Writen Arts, and also known as Neighbourhood of the Comedians). In this area of the “Literary Neighborhood”, is where the most famous authors like Miguel de Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Calderón de la Barca, and Tirso de Molina, belonging to the Spanish Golden Century, lived on […]

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