The Salamanca district is one of the most prestigious in the city and the fourth of the 21 Madrid municipal districts. The first dwellings began in the 1870s and now occupy 2,300 hectares. This district is recognized for its bourgeois style buildings and refined taste with wide and perpendicular streets. It is made up of 6 districts, the most prestigious: Recoletos, Castellana, and Goya.