Prado National Museum, Madrid

4.7
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Housing one of the largest collections of fine art in the world, Prado National Museum is perhaps best known for works by El Greco, Goya, and Velasquez. One of the most visited cultural sites in the world, the museum includes an impressive collection of over 7,000 paintings, 1,000 sculptures, 5,000 prints, and 8,000 drawings. Though Goya is unquestionably the most extensively represented artist in this collection, other highlights include works by Titian, Rubens, Bosch, Caravaggio, Durer, and van Dyck. The main building was designed in 1785 and constructed during the reign of Carlos III, as part of a grand renewal plan meant to bestow upon the city a monumental urban space. Get the best out of your experience by booking a private tour with an expert art guide. Our Madrid travel route site makes visiting Prado National Museum and other Madrid attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Was really looking forward to this place but found it very crowded and not as pleasant as I had hoped. Many great works of art that I'm sure are heartfelt by Spaniards. Try to go at a quieter time but...  more »
  • We visited the Amazing Prada Museum recently in Madrid Spain,an Amazing Museum with Amazing works of Art,the place is grandiose and extremely large in multiple Flores and multiple salons full of spect...  more »
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  • One of the finest museums in the world. I loved seeing all the artworks. I went there with my sister and we enjoyed seeing everything they had. They also have lots of pretty sculptures. If you're in Spain you must see this place it's gorgeous. And in front of the museum they usually have artist selling original paintings. Which you're nice to look at 2 also. I recommend this place to anyone.
  • One of the best gallery in Madrid. You can find a lot of famous paintings there. Entrance is for free just two hours before closing. The line is very big but so fast. Highly recommended place. Its one of the must visit place in Madrid. Very cool and so atmospheric!
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