Having started as a slaughterhouse, Madrid’s Matadero now hosts some of the city’s most cutting-edge art, theatre and cinema. Alyssa Rasmussen pays a visit to discover why it’s drawing attention
In 2009, when I first landed in Madrid, some friends and I spent time looking over the InMadrid listings, marking exhibitions and events that looked appealing. Our scribbles led us south, to an area not yet sketched onto my mental map of the city.
Matadero Madrid, Plaza de Legazpi, 8 (Metro: Legazpi). Tel: 91 517 73 09. Tues-Fri, 4-10pm; Sat, Sun, 11am-10pm. For more information visit: www.mataderomadrid.org