Chueca is a walkable, economical neighborhood known for being trendy and having ample choices for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. You can experience some local theater, or enjoy the natural beauty of the parks. Start by booking your hotel in Chueca, and then enjoy the sights in the greater Madrid area.
Sightseeing around Chueca
The museums and theaters add a sense of refinement, while the monuments and other landmarks offer local lore. Study the collections at Annta Gallery, Cristobal Benitez Arte Africano, or Antonio Machon Gallery. You can check out the local talent at Teatro Infanta Isabel, Teatro Marquina, and Theatre of Maria Guerrero. Monuments like Cybele's Fountain, Cristobal Colon Monument, and Puerta de Alcala are well regarded. Notable landmarks include House of las Siete Chimeneas, Church of Santa Barbara of the Salesas Reales, and Buenavista Palace. Royal Botanical Garden, Royal Observatory of Madrid, and Dalieda de San Francisco will provide enjoyment for the whole family.
Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at El Retiro Park, Sabatini Gardens, or Garden of Prince Anglona. At Campo del Moro, Vistillas Gardens, and Mina Marcelo Jorissen, take some time to really appreciate nature. Plan to do some shopping while in town? Consider San Anton Market, Fuencarral Market, and El Jardin de Serrano. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Mercado de la Paz, Stamp and Coin Market, and Mercado de San Miguel.
Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as Prado Museum, Plaza Mayor, and Madrid Congress Centre. Galeria Moriarty, Bank of Spain, and Fundacion MAPFRE Recoletos Exhibition Hall are other top spots to see.
Getting around Chueca
Ready to get out and explore the city? Chueca Station is the closest metro station.
At 7.4 miles (11.9 km), Madrid (MAD-Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas) is the closest major airport to Chueca.