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Corral de la Morería Flamenco Bar

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Flamenco at Corral de la Morería

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Corral de la Morería is a world-acclaimed flamenco bar. Since 1956, it has been offering the very best in flamenco, courtesy of its own crew of dancers, guitarists and singers and acclaimed guest artists. Their fine cuisine is currently mentioned in the prestigious Michelin Guide.

A whole host of celebrities have visited this flamenco bar throughout its 55 years of existence, from renowned American actors and actresses of the 20th century like Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth and Charlton Heston, to politicians such as George Bush, Richard Nixon, John F. Kennedy, Henry Kissinger and Carlos Menem, as well as great artists like Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí. Many recent Hollywood stars have also spent an evening here enjoying the art of flamenco, including Nicole Kidman, Adam Brody, Natalie Portman and Richard Gere.



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Overview



Corral de la Morería, was started by Manuel del Rey in 1956, and is the most known tablao flamenco in the world.

Throughout its history, Corral de la Morería flamenco show has witnessed the perfomance of some of the finest professionals of this discipline, including: Pastora Imperio, La Chunga, María Albaicín, El Güito, Mario Maya, Manuela Vargas, Lucero Tena, Isabel Pantoja, Antonio Gades and Blanca del Rey, not to mencion an endless numbre of singers, guitarist and dancers.

It's location is priviledged, as it is in the centre of Madrid - next to the Royal Palace, in the main historic quarters of the city -, its decoration, the arabic corbels and streetlamps dating from the 18th and 19th C recreate a setting reminiscent of the original tablao flamenco, that takes you back in time.
Considered as the "Cathedral of flamenco art" of Spain, this establishment is frequently visited by well-known celebrities visiting Madrid, therefore don't be surprised should you find yourself seated by the King of Spain, Government Presidents or famous international artists

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