The Prado Museum turns 200 years old

The Prado Museum turns 200 years old

Only two kilometres away from Génova 5 you can find one of the most important museums in Europe: the Prado. Opened to the public on November 19th 1819 as the Royal Museum of Painting and Sculpture, the Prado National Museum celebrates its 200th birthday this year and...
San Isidro Festival and Feast

San Isidro Festival and Feast

Between the 10th and the 19th of May, the people of Madrid honour their patron saint, San Isidro Labrador (Isidore the Farmer), with a series of events that include religious acts, concerts and other shows and lots of open-air fun, enjoying the gastronomy of the...
Religious art in Madrid

Religious art in Madrid

The Holy Week (just before Easter) is coming closer and, with it, we have the opportunity not only to enjoy a number of religious and cultural activities, but also to go out and discover some sacred art in the city of Madrid. Of course, this is a very broad topic, so...
Madrid: a Premier city

Madrid: a Premier city

With Real Madrid, Atlético de Madrid, Getafe, Leganés and Rayo Vallecano competing in the same category this season, Madrid is the city with more teams at the top professional division of the Spanish football league system. In fact, it is one of the European cities...
Churros with hot chocolate, a favourite winter treat

Churros with hot chocolate, a favourite winter treat

The continental climate in Madrid makes winter there quite colder than in other places and to bear the harshness of winter, there’s nothing better than sitting in a warm room while enjoying some good hot dish. To the typical soups and stews, we can add in these...
5 singular bars near Génova 5

5 singular bars near Génova 5

Would you like to go out for a drink, but you don’t really fancy going to a traditional bar? No problem: near Génova 5 you can find unique locals to enjoy exceptional experiences. They won’t disappoint you! Our first suggestion is Ojalá, in San Andrés...