Shopping: Azca-Castellana

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  • Compras: Azca-Castellana
  • Compras: Azca-Castellana

Considered to be the financial hub of the Spanish capital, AZCA is the district where the most iconic skyscrapers and office buildings are to be found. Characterised by the hustle and bustle of daily business activity, it offers restaurants and coffee shops, shops selling clothes and accessories, and department stores.

The AZCA Complex is the beating heart of the district. It stands north of the city, bounded by Paseo de la Castellana, Calle de Orense, Calle de Raimundo Fernández Villaverde and Avenida del General Perón. The original design, inspired by New York’s Rockefeller Center is by architect Antonio Perpiñá, from 1957. It was approved in 1964. When construction work started, the area was still in the suburbs of Madrid.

Together with the Cuatro Torres Business Area, in Chamartín, AZCA features some of the most amazing skyscrapers in Madrid, including Torre Picasso, Torre Europa and the BBVA headquarters in Madrid – a maze of upper floors and ground-level hallways negotiated by thousands of people every day, and Torre Caleido, where you will find a wide variety of fashion labels and restaurants spread over 16,000 m2. The area has the Eurostars Madrid Tower, a five-star hotel located in the PwC Tower, which has a spa, a massage centre, and the Mediterranean cuisine restaurant with a Volvoreta terrace. A fifth building, Caleido, rises up alongside these four skyscrapers, which has a shopping centre and dining area with a wide variety of fashion brands and gastronomic proposals with cuisine from all over the world.

Cuatro Torres Business Area

Technology, commercial chains and the Fashion Shopping

Since this is a business area, you can find a high number of mobile and tech stores. However, it’s also a district for fashionistas. El Corte Inglés has one of its largest department stores in La Castellana, with direct access from the Nuevos Ministerios underground station and stands from luxury fashion and jewellery brands like Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Gucci, Bvlgari or Michael Kors.

Most fashion and décor retailers have their shops on or around Calle de Orense: ZARA, MangoPromodH&MIntimissimiHemaSoloioSpringfield, Sfera - and others. Fashion is also the star on Avenida del General Perón, where you’ll find less popular. An area where it is also common to find clothing and accessory stalls in the form of a flea market.

The Castellana 200 commercial centre is located on the Paseo de la Castellana, with a surface area of around 8,500 square metres, which is home to first rate fashion firms. 

Compras: Azca-Castellana




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