Huertas Area, and Literary Madrid

Huertas Area, and Literary Madrid

Huertas Street, is in the “Barrio de las Letras” (Writen Arts, and also known as Neighbourhood of the Comedians).

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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 the 17th Century.

Vivienda donde vivió y murió Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Vivienda donde vivió y murió Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Sign in “Barrio de Las Letras”, close to Huertas Street, which sais in English “Here lived and died Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, whose brilliant talent the world admires. Died in MDCXVI ( year 1616)

Tasca en Calle Huertas
Tasca en Calle Huertas

Huertas street runs from Plaza del Angel to Plaza Platería de Martinez (location of the Royal Factory of Silver), very close to Paseo del Prado, and to the Prado Museum area.

Plaza Santa Ana, is the heart of Huertas, and the meeting point where there is many restaurants and terrace bars to be able to enjoy the great Madrilian weather most of the year.

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