Madrid Pick of the week 24-30 May 2010

Botín Restauurant Barcelona

Botín (Calle Cuchilleros 17) Botín Restaurant 150x150 Madrid Pick of the week 24 30 May 2010
According to the Guinness Book of Records this is one of the oldest restaurants of Madrid, founded in 1725. Many tourists, as well as the Madrid people, find this restauarant one of the very best of it’s kind. Today they still serve typical Madrid dishes, like roasted pork meat or lamb. The restaurant consists of different rooms, but they all have the same authentic and atmospheric feel, making Botín the perfect place for getting to know the traditional Madrid cuisine.
The Latina-apartments are located nearby

Sunday bullfights (March until October)
Madrid's premier bullring, Las Ventas, hosts traditional bullfights every Sunday from March until October. There are also extra special events held on feast days during this period, for example 15 August and 12 October.
Apartments nearby lie in the Salamanca, Retiro & Prado-area

Casa de América (Plaza de la Cibeles 2)
Casa de América is a museum and cultural centre dedicated to promoting Latin American arts and history. Set in Madrid's beautiful 18th-century Palacio de Linares, the centre showcases work
by well-known and lesser-known artists and also hosts discussions and talks.
Casa de América opened in 1992 to commemorate 500 years since the "discovery" of the "New World" by Columbus in 1492. The centre includes a museum, cinema, library and shop.
Apartments nearby lie in the Salamanca, Retiro & Prado-area

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