During this year 2010, the Gran Via, one of the most popular avenues of Madrid, is commemorating the Centenary of its construction, which was once a major urban reform in the center of the capital of Spain, and an important step for its modernization.
Among the numerous activities that are being carried out to celebrate this Centenary, one of the most curious are the theatrical visits of the Gran Vía.
These are carried out in a double-decker tourist bus, and are carried out again since Saturday, September 25e, to end on November 7.
The theatrical visits of the Gran Vía they allow you to know the history of the great avenue of Madrid in a very pleasant way.
Theatrical and musical visits of the Gran Vía of Madrid
During the tour you attend the performance of two singers that live in various musical interpretations of zarzuela, chotis, pasodobles and songs from movies, related to the Gran Vía.
An actor who plays the character of a streetcar collector of the time is responsible for telling us the historical facts and curiosities of the Gran Vía of Madrid.
The theatrical visits of the Gran Vía, which were already carried out in spring, are carried out during the Saturday and Sunday afternoons, and depart from the Plaza de la Loyalty, on the corner with Antonio Maura Street, near the fountain of Neptune.
Visits last about 45 minutes, and the ticket price It is 7.65 euros.
You can buy tickets online, at the Caja Madrid ATM network, by phone (902 221 424) or at the Madrid Tourism Center of the Plaza Mayor