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Prado National Museum

Calle Ruiz de Alarcon 23, 28014 Madrid, Spain
+34 902 10 70 77
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The Prado has one of the largest art collections in the world, and is best known for its diverse assortment of works by Velasquez, Goya and El Greco.
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Calle Ruiz de Alarcon 23, 28014 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

make sure you prebook ticket and plan what you want to see/have seen!! as woth many wonderful musea... too much for just 1 visit...

Thank Mar10tje
Reviewed 2 days ago

It has El Greco, Bosch and Las Meninas in one museum, which makes it worthwhile in my view. It specialises in Spanish art but has others too, which will satisfy all art lovers. The audio guide is worth it, even if there are explanations next...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 2 days ago

A stylish building in every sense that has historical things of national interest inside. Close to the Royal Palace.

Thank Glendavid23
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This one of the museums in the world that you really need to try to get to. It has famous paintings and artists by the score. You can get an audio guide to use but if you are on a short time frame then I...More

Thank Weetbix7
Reviewed 3 days ago

this was a very spacious museum and designed very nice. the interior walk ways were very wide, so you were able to enjoy the art. the lines for this museum get long early so try to arrive early.

Thank chris m
Reviewed 3 days ago

Prado museum is the 1st thing to do when visiting Madrid. I agree with a few other who mentioned that there are only paintings in it. Yes but who their painters are? El Greco, Velasquez, Goya ..... are the main artists and other more. Huge...More

Thank papv2000
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great! I really enjoyed my visit. I'm not usually such an artistic person but from the great range of Goya paintings I ended up buying a book from the museum shop

Thank Damien M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Despite having to been to Spain and Madrid a number of times, I was never able to go to the art museum that I longed to see. Sometimes when you set such high expectations about something in your mind, it can often turn out that...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Unfriendly security at the entrance and lack of clear signage whilst certain entrances were closed. Could do with more seating in the various rooms to appreciate the paintings and read the inscriptions, listen to the audio guides. Amazing collection, a bit of a warren and...More

Thank Manon C
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is one of the most important art museums in the world. It was opened for public people in 1819. It has a massive number of paintings, sculptures, and drawings. You will find some paintings belong to Goya and Diego works. Most of the paintings...More

Thank Sawsan A
Paseo del Prado
The area around the elegant Paseo del Prado boulevard
is much-visited by both locals and tourists. The
world-famous Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the
Thyssen-Bornemisza museums form a triangle of art and
culture that spans this grand and beautiful avenue. On
weekdays, the Prado Museum opens its doors for free
after-work hours, drawing a diverse and excited queue
of art lovers that wraps around the block. Palacio de
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Hello The best quiet moment is in the morning until 1pm. The evening visit the streets of Madrid and bars because the atmosphere is fantastic Kind regards
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Response from Rachael2001 | Reviewed this property |
Two hours is really really short. You will have to choose what you want to see. We spent probably 6 hours there over 2 days and didn't even finish the Spanish collection.