Larios street, the liveliest street in Málaga

The pedestrianised main shopping street in Malaga leading from Avenida Principal into the old town. A shoppers paradise, and a great place just to sit and people watch.

People shopping in Larios street in Malaga city centre

Larios Street is the most important avenue in Málaga and where the most exclusive stores in town are located. All the biggest cities of the world have their most emblematic streets such as Champs Elysees in Paris, the 5th Avenue in New York, Paseo de Gracia in Barcelona, and others; Málaga has the fabulous Calle Larios. From this famous street you can take all the rest of the street to get to the most importants monuments


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The Larios street has a great commercial tradition

This is one of the most important areas of the city and definitely a must-see if you visit Málaga. It is the 5th most expensive street in Spain; it goes from the Plaza de la Constitución to the Parque de la Alameda. A large pedestrian promenade where, besides the wide number of stores, there are also bars, ice cream stores, restaurants, terraces and a fabulous atmosphere.

Calle Larios owes its name to Manuel Domingo Larios, II Marquis of Larios, promoter of the development of the textile industry in the city during the 19th century. In May 1880, at the same time that put a statue to the Marquis of Larios at the end of this main street, they put the same name to the street.


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It is a very versatile street, as it is decorated according to the season. During the summer, a large awning covers the entire Larios street to protect it from the sun, so people can stroll and shop without much getting melted.
If you have the opportunity to enjoy Larios street during Christmas, enjoy it to the most, since the lighting, the decor and the friendly atmosphere that prevails is a treat for the senses.


Larios street at the heart of Malaga (4)




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