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Paseo Chopera 14 | Se celebra en Matadero, Paseo de la Chopera 14, Madrid, 28045 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

This is a great example or reconverted urban warehouses for the purpose of cultural pastimes for mainstream population. A well located spot for decades used as the main slaughterhouse for the city next to the Manzanares river. Located along the pedestrian walkway and cycling route....More

Thank correaalberto
Reviewed April 19, 2018

This is an enormous property a bit on the outskirts of Madrid that is slowly becoming an art space. When we visited it was maybe 30% operational. It has great potential but, in my opinion, it needs aggressive management, funding and a lot of encouragement...More

Thank Totrippin
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

When I was looking up information at CentroCentro, I noticed a newsletter featuring programmes at La Cineteca in Madrid. When googling this place, I noted this cultural space called Matadero which was restored from a former abbatoir/meat storage complex. As I am interested in how...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2018

nice tour with good info abouth the bullfights and the history off the Matador, with a small museum included,

Thank Christel C
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Very impressive former slaughterhouse complex. I didn't visit any of the activities, but I spent a couple of very pleasant mornings having coffee on the open terrace of the restaurant, and having a walk in the park by the Manzanares river. Greenhouse Crystal Palace of...More

Thank mirin071
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

Nicely restored buildings, but no action There were 2 art exhibitions It was poor quality All other activities there ( there were not much going on ) require that you understand Spanish

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Reviewed February 9, 2018

This preserved former slaughterhouse complex contains numerous exhibitions, stages, restaurants and cafes. The grounds of the complex are pedestrian only. No admission charge, feel free to explore the many buildings of the complex. Located right across the street from a metro station. The exit of...More

Thank Ersun U
Reviewed December 23, 2017

The space is the result of imagination a great design that transformed this old slaugtherhouse into a cultural and comunity center where multiple activities can be seen and experienced. Theater, music, visit the library, indoors children's playroom, etc. It is a good enviroment where you...More

Thank Roberto S
Reviewed November 26, 2017

A good example of abandoned places refurbished to offer a wide variety of events. From culinary to music events crossing any tendency you can imagine.

Thank Nclspin
Reviewed November 25, 2017

An important cultural center for historic Madrid. With a stop by and walk around the front. Not pro bull fighting personally so outside was more than enough Suggested Slanche

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