District of Letters, Madrid

Black and white picture of the district of letters, Madrid, Spain

District of Letters, Madrid

Madrid’s District of Letters, (Barrio de las Letras) was home to some of the luminaries of Spainish literature, including Cervantes and Lope de Vega. Their houses are marked with brief biographies and quotations from their work laid into the pavement outside.  Most walking tours of Madrid will lead you through this neighbourhood.

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16 thoughts on “District of Letters, Madrid

  1. I like the choice of black and white, and the composition of the shot. The look on the child’s face goes well with the words – looks like he is having interesting thoughts.

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