It is the first time that Carpetania Madrid He proposes an urban route based on a book.
This association of tourist guides graduates in history, art and performing arts have been making the route for some time Madrid of Captain Alatriste, based on the famous book of Perez Reverte.
In this line, we propose a new urban route, in this case at night, from the recently published book, The Mystery routes, the Dark Madrid, from Alberto Granados.
In his book, Alberto Granados It tells us up to 17 stories of crimes that have marked the city and many of its corners over the centuries. Some of these crimes have a legend, and most of them are already part of the history of Madrid.
I have had the opportunity to travel this urban route, also accompanied by my own Alberto, which has allowed enriching the excellent story of Miriam, the guide of Carpetania Madrid that thanks to his stage training and audiovisual support, at all times he knew how to arouse the interest and curiosity of all who were in the group.
The urban route The Dark Madrid it starts going up to the terrace of the Circle of Fine Arts, an essential for visitors to Madrid, which instead is not well known enough by the Madrid people themselves.
There you know the story of María Luisa Sánchez and his father, the Captain Sánchez Jalón, which took place in 1913, at the former headquarters of the Circle, in the same street of Alcalá.
During the tour you pass by the House of the Seven Fireplaces, where you know the legends that the current headquarters of the culture Ministry. in the story of Alberto Granados, from the discovery of a sandwich corpse.
Views from Círculo Bellas Artes on the Madrid Dark Route of Carpetania Madrid
He Chicote bar and the streets Fuencarral and Desengaño are other stages of this urban night route, with the great prominence of the crimes of Jarabo, a character very well interpreted by Sancho Gracia in the series The Footprint of Crime, which sometimes supports the route.
The walk ends in the streets Fuencarral and Antonio Grillo, where you will be surprised to know the cruelty of some of the crimes that have occurred.
In the end, they will be more than two and a half hours of black stories that, the truth sometimes costs to understand why, always arouse great interest and curiosity.
The route The Dark Madrid with Carpetanía Madrid It takes place on Saturdays at 8 pm, and the price It is 12 euros (11 euros with YOUNG cards, ISIC, Cultural Traveler Passport, and Fnac Club)<>