Móstoles is municipality of Spain located in the Community of Madrid. With over two hundred thousand inhabitants, it is the region’s second most populated municipality after Madrid. Móstoles was for a long time a small town, but expanded rapidly in the second half of the 20th century.

The city also hosts the main campus of the Rey Juan Carlos University.

Main sights

Historical landmarks

Two of the most architectural landmarks in Móstoles are churches; the church of La Asunción de Nuestra Señora (whose construction dates back to the 13th century) features a Mudéjar apse.

There is a sculpture by Aurelio Carretero paying homage to Andrés Torrejón inaugurated in 1908 to mark the one hundredth anniversary of the Dos de Mayo uprising.

Museums and galleries

Móstoles is the home of the Community of Madrid’s modern art gallery, the Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo (CA2M). It was opened in 2008 to mark the two hundredth anniversary of the Dos de Mayo uprising.

The residence of Andrés Torrejón was rehabilitated by the city council and turned into a museum


Plaza of Spain, 1 28934 Móstoles (Madrid
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