This museum is known for having one of the best art collections in the world. It has an important collection of Spanish paintings: for example, there are 140 paintings of Goya and 50 of Velázquez.
Among the masterpieces the
The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía is a peculiar museum. It is one of the great international Contemporary Art museums but it has two basic slogans: quality in the choice of the exhibited works and being a communication
The optic effect of this building really makes one think that it is floating. In spite of its solid form, one thinks that invisible threads hold in the air the CaixaForum in Madrid. I simply loved this place. I walked around its
The Thyssen-Bornemisza is part of Madrid's "Art Triangle" (along with the Prado and Reina Sofia) and has an interesting and varied collection that's worth a visit. It's known for having "major works by minor artists and minor works by
The Sorolla Museum is, without a doubt, one of Madrid’s best museums and one of my personal favorites. For starters, the building itself is gorgeous. It’s the home where the Spanish artist Sorolla lived and the conservation is such
En 1917, Alfonso XIII put up a large sum of his personal finances to create the Compañía Metropolitano Alfonso XIII, which bore his name in recognition of his large donation. In 1919, the first line of the Metro of Madrid, and of
I had never gone to see it in spite of my frequent visits to Madrid and one year I finally did. Besides having the chance to see what certain historic personalities looked like, the most impressive feature is the hall for painters and
La Casa Encendida is one of my favorite cultural centers in Madrid. It is a place of artistic innovation and cultural experimentation, specifically oriented to young people and people who like avant-garde activities, without
Madrid's National Museum of Anthropology is an interesting rainy-day kind of place. it's not very big and can be visited in around 45min. It features sections for Asia, Africa, and the Americas and catalogues lots of daily items,
I was completely surprised when I encountered the Romanticism Museum, a little gem of a museum that’s still not widely known in Madrid. The Romanticism Museum houses an important collection of historical, decorative, and artistic
Today we´re going outside of Madrid to El Prado, which is one of Madrid´s many neighborhoods. I get on the A-6 highway (headed towarsd La Coruña), and once I get to the Puerta de Hierro I merge onto M-30. From there, we continue to
Located right in the center of Madrid and in a lovely building, the ABC Museum of Madrid has become an interesting visit despite being recently open.
It has a privileged location and moreover, one can find a good piece of history
It was built between 1883 and 1893 and has three walls that run along Ferraz St., Ventura Rodrigues St., and Álvarez Mendizábal St., where the main entrance is located. At the intersection of these three streets, there’s a small
This museum is located in a former Dominican convent, dating back to the mid XVI century and later renovated in the XVII and XVIII centuries, when it was even a jail. Here, you can enjoy watching a historical archaeological dig, with
The Lázaro Galdiano Museum, located at 122 Serrano Street in the La Castellana district, is a complete collection of art in its many forms.
The museum bears the name of the great art collector Don Lázaro Galdiano, who donated his
The Barge Museum displays boats used by the royal family during recreational rides and performances on the Tagus River when they took spring visits to Aranjuez. It's near the pier. There are also gigs, gear, navigation tools, cage,