The area of Chueca is located in the city centre. It belongs to the District of justice, one of the most quoted of the moment. Its attractiveness is due to a multitude of qualities like having the variety of leisure activities and the more diverse and modern services of the city.
Chueca is the kind of neighbourhood perfect for strolling and stumbling upon attractive establishments. Its most attractive point is the “Plaza de Chueca” (Chueca square) by which receives the name, and Chueca metro station on the centre of the square. Taste the forward-thinking, fusion cuisine of New York-style cafes along calles Libertad and San Marcos (Cafe Diurno & Bazaar are two stand-outs). Calle Fuencarral is a cool area for shopping, with the hippest shops: Diesel, Puma, Adidas, Hoss; and calle Augusto Figueroa for top brands occasion shoes. In the calles Almirante and Prim, one can find some of Madrid's most chic fashion and shoe shops.
You can find plenty of shops with the most modern and special.
Visiting the famous Fuencarral Market, that gives life and character to this shopping area, and where the best brands living next to creations of young designers, a place with a young and cheerful atmosphere.
Its location is perfect for walking access to the most attractive points of the city, just 5 minutes from Gran Via the ornate and upscale shopping street and Puerta del Sol (Spanish for "Gate of the Sun") is one of the most well known and busiest places in Madrid.
Ten minutes from the Prado museum and the Thyssen Bornemitza museum, two of the most important art galleries in the world.
Another good option is to stay in the neighbourhood where people enjoy their sunny days by taking the snack (Tapas) in the innumerable outdoor terraces.
This neighbourhood shows its splendor during the month of June, when it celebrate the “Gay Pride festival” that has become a social event of great significance in Madrid, not only for gays if not for all the"modern" people. At the Gay Pride parade giant floats pass by the most important streets of Madrid -Alcala, Gran Via, with music and filled with people dancing in fancy dress.