The Retiro holds the city's best-known park, Parque del Buen Retiro, and the neighborhood’s borders extend to its east and west. The area between the western side of the park and the Paseo del Prado showcases some of the city's most exclusive and expensive real estate. The area on the opposite side of the park is livelier and more casual with plentiful tapas bars and mom-and-pop restaurants.
Not everyone has the courage to explore these macabre destinations. Do you?More