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Café Comercial closes, uproar in Madrid

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Café Comercial closes, uproar in Madrid


The doors to Madrid’s oldest coffeehouse and bar remain closed, bringing 128 years of activity to an end.

The surprise closure of Cafe Comercial was announced on its official Facebook page but no reason was given. It was founded on March 21, 1887 according to Madrid’s city archives.


The topic trended for eight hours in Spain on Monday:

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