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Casa de Lope de Vega, Madrid

Casa de Lope de Vega - Madrid, Spain
Casa de Lope de Vega
Calle de Cervantes 11, Madrid, Spain 28014Map
+34 91 429 9216
Neighborhood: Huertas & Santa Ana
Overview

Lope de Vega was born in Madrid in 1562 and became one of the 17th-century's major dramatists, along with Calderón de la Barca. This is the house where he lived from 1610 until his death in 1635. Those 25 years were a troubled period in the writer's adventurous life. He was banished from Madrid for eight years because he wrote insulting poems about Elena Osorio (the daughter of an important theatrical impresario) with whom he had a five-year relationship. She eventually abandoned him for a wealthy lover. The two-story house is ironically located in Calle Cervantes and has been arranged to represent the historical period in which the writer lived. It first opened to the public in 1935.

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Casa de Lope de Vega General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Friday from 09:30 AM to 02:00 PM, Saturday from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Other
  • Nearest Train: Antón Martín
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