Best Books in Plaza Colón
Local Recommendations from our My Guide Madrid team
Madrid is culture, great writers were born, lived and gave birth to their best works here. A neighborhood named the Arts district has taken its name thanks to Cervantes and Lope de Vega, and from the literary works held in our streets for centuries.
Madrid has a very good selection of book shops of all types, colors and flavors, rare & antique books, specialized book shops, permanent outdoor booths like those on the banks of the Siena River. Madrid holds the largest book fair in Spain every year with hundreds of book shops exhibiting their gems, and authors signing their last books.