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Madrid City in English
Wednesday 23rd of January 2019

Curiosity Shop

All articles in our Curiosity Shop category

Located just behind the Puerta del Sol is one of the city’s oldest and most famous Spanish guitar shops, whose past client list even includes the late, great maestro Andrés Segovia, writes Camino Martínez

A traditional shop which, for more than a century, has been dedicated to selling alpargatas (espadrilles)—a very cool, comfortable, light shoe, perfect for the hot weather

Located in Puerta del Sol, Filatelia Gálvez is at the heart of the city and also of madrileño stamp collecting. The store opened in 1868 and is the oldest stamp shop in Spain

Founded in 1899, and still trading, Álvarez Gómez is one of the oldest perfumeries in the city—a classic Madrid store