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Barrio de Las Letras (Literary Quarter)

The Hostal is in the old town, in the well known Barrio de Las Letras (Literary Quarter), also called the Muses Quarter. Walking through the streets of this quarter allows visitors to know part of Madrid's history and the life of some of its famous residents.

The most important Spanish Golden Age writers such as Cervantes (who is buried in the Convento de las Trinitarias located in this district), Lope de Vega (whose home is a museum at present), Quevedo or Góngora lived in this district. In more recent times important writers met at literary gatherings held in this district at places like the Royal Academy of History, the Atheneum and the Teatro Español. But in the district there also lived artists, politicians and some of the nobility.

The district is a mixture of tradition, Golden Age splendor and modern Madrid.

Weather

Current conditions:

Mostly Cloudy. Low:45 ° F./7 ° C.

First light in Madrid today was at 1:05 am and sunrise was at 2:08 am, sunset was at 11:53 am and nightfall was at 12:56 pm. You opened this page at 6:41 pm (that's @029 Internet time) on Wednesday the 22nd of November, 2017. Local time is EST which is UTC -05:00.

Climate:

Climate data for Madrid
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 9.7
(49.5)
12.0
(53.6)
15.7
(60.3)
17.5
(63.5)
21.4
(70.5)
26.9
(80.4)
31.2
(88.2)
30.7
(87.3)
26.0
(78.8)
19.0
(66.2)
13.4
(56.1)
10.1
(50.2)
19.4
(66.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 6.1
(43)
7.9
(46.2)
10.7
(51.3)
12.3
(54.1)
16.1
(61)
21.0
(69.8)
24.8
(76.6)
24.4
(75.9)
20.5
(68.9)
14.6
(58.3)
9.7
(49.5)
7.0
(44.6)
14.6
(58.3)
Average low °C (°F) 2.6
(36.7)
3.7
(38.7)
5.6
(42.1)
7.2
(45)
10.7
(51.3)
15.1
(59.2)
18.4
(65.1)
18.2
(64.8)
15.0
(59)
10.2
(50.4)
6
(43)
3.8
(38.8)
9.7
(49.5)
Precipitation mm (inches) 37
(1.46)
35
(1.38)
26
(1.02)
47
(1.85)
52
(2.05)
25
(0.98)
15
(0.59)
10
(0.39)
28
(1.1)
49
(1.93)
56
(2.2)
56
(2.2)
436
(17.17)
Avg. precipitation days 9 9 7 11 12 7 3 3 5 9 9 11 95
Sunshine hours 148 157 214 231 272 310 359 335 261 198 157 124 2,769
Source: Wikipedia

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