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Mercado de Motores

This weekend we discovered the ‘Mercado de Motores‘, which, despite what the name might indicate, has nothing to do with the buying of selling of motors. This market was celebrated in the ‘Nave de los Motores’ in Matadero up until last year and the new edition, in the Railway Museum of Madrid inherited the original name. Celebrated every second weekend of the month from September up until December 2013, the market takes place in the old railway station of Delicias, which once upon a time had a direct connection with Lisbon. Built in 1880, it is the oldest monumental railway […]

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Sit back and relax on Matadero’s outdoor terrace

Now that we are sliding towards Autumn and temperatures start to soften down to more comfortable levels, it’s time to check out Matadero’s outdoor terrace right on Plaza Matadero, the cultural complex’ “courtyard”. In our humble opinion, it was about time that a bit of liveliness was added to this diamant in Madrid’s Industrial Architecture collection. Chapeau! Take it as a starting or ending point before/after a relaxing stroll along Madrid RiĆ³’s banks…

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