Museums, Markets & Theatre
Spain's capital city is famous for the scale and quality of its museums, and in particular its fantastic art museums; Museo del Prado, the Reina Sofia and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum which are all conveniently located close to one another in the circle of art or the art triangle, just a quick walk from the city centre.
El Prado: The most famous museum of the capital has a well deserved reputation, don't miss Madrid's most impressive and extensive art museum with works by Goya, Velazquez, Dali, and Picasso.
The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum houses 1600 paintings from all over the world, its wide collection covers eight centuries of masterpieces.
The Reina Sofia art centre houses impressive Spanish art from the 20th century. It has a great collection of modern art and has paintings by the two most important Spanish artists of the 20th century: Picasso and Dali. A visit to see Guernica by Picasso is unmissable
El Rastro; this famous market is must-see. With everything from second hand knick-knacks to valuable antique collectibles, this bargain hunter's paradise is the perfect place to spend your weekend
The Teatro Real is a major opera house located in front of the Royal Palace and home to the Compania del Teatro Real. They also show ballet and host classical music with daily tours and a fascinating museum.
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