Plaza del Angel is a popular square in the Muses district of Madrid, Spain, well known for its clubs, bars and nightlife. Its name allegedly came from the sacred Guardian Angel that watches over the square, on the facade of one of its buildings.

On the corner of Plaza de Santa Ana to the east and Benavente to the west, Plaza del Angel is a constantly updating urban space, bringing an edgy, contemporary atmosphere to its historical beginnings. Monuments to famed literary figures line the square as people mingle with each other, making for an area full of ancient as well as fresh connections.

Plaza del Ángel in Madrid - one of the highlights of 13 Best Things to Do After Dinner in Madrid (Read all about Madrid here)

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What are the highlights of Plaza del Angel in Madrid?

Shoppers will find local and international fashion boutiques, secondhand bookshops, concept art workshops and bars still open to the public well into the night at Plaza del Angel. Bars offer an eclectic mix of cocktails paired with folk, jazz and alternative music.

Cafe Central is the place for a casual drink. Other popular places to eat include Mu! El Placer De La Carne, an Argentinean steakhouse, Le Coq Atocha, a French, Mexican, and American restaurant, El Sur de Huertas, a Spanish vegetarian-friendly establishment and Lavapies, a place known for its Indian eateries and peculiar photography museums.

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What else is good to know about Plaza del Angel in Madrid?

Plaza del Angel is connected to many areas, a 3-minute walk from Anton Martin and a 7-minute walk from Vodafone Sol.

Nearby places to visit include Puerta del Sol, Plaza de Santa Ana, Plaza de Jacinto Benavente, Plaza Mayor, the Catedral de Santa Maria la Real de la Almudena, Teatro Real, Teatro de la Cruz, Círculo de Bellas Artes, the Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum, the Museo Nacional del Prado, the Museo de las Ilusiones de Madrid, the Museo de San Isidro, Casa-Museo de Lope de Vega, the Mercado de la Cebada, the Mercado Anton Martin, the Real Palace of Madrid and the Neptune Palace.

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Plaza del Ángel in Madrid

Ubicación: Madrid, Spain