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The art galleries in Madrid

Madrid and its “Paseo del Arte” (The local name given to the distance between the top 3 art galleries in Madrid (The Prado Museum, the Thyssen Bornemiza, and the Reina Sofía Museum) set Madrid amongst the top art destinations in the world. Enjoying art is one of the top things to do in Madrid

Besides these 3 top museums, there are other smaller art galleries which would stand out in most cities in the world: The Real Academis de San Fernando, the Lazaro Galdiano museum he Casa Sorolla museum and the Cerralbo Museum.

Something that we enjoy a lot about the art galleries in Madrid is the diversity you will enjoy. Each of the above mentioned Museums have such a different personality and collection that all could be visited. Let´s start with the smallest: the Sorolla Museum is actually located at the small palace where the artist lived. Along with his fantastic art the visitor enjoys a unique experience admiring the environment. The Real Academia de San Fernando does not “just” hold the second largest collection of art from Goya, but also the place where top artists like Dali and Picasso studied, an actual academy and a place to enjoy sculpture, photography, many fantastic objects and one of the world´s most important copper plates collections.

You can continue reading below about these fantastic art galleries and plan your trip to enjoy culture in Madrid.

Royal Academy of San Fernando – Gallery and museum

This one of the finest art galleries in Spain. Since it competes with the the Prado, Thyssen and Reina Sofia, many people do not pay much attention to it, but it is worth a visit without hesitation. It does not normally show among the top attractions in Madrid, but this has probably got to do with the world-class reputation of the “Big” galleries in Madrid.  The academy is, above all, an academy with 56 members from different areas of arts. At the museum over 700 works are exhibited from a collection of over 1,500 . Among the most important

Museo Thyssen Bornemisza

Museo Thyssen Bornemisza- Madrid

Thyssen Bornemisza Museum – Visitor´s guide Located at the heart of the Paseo del Prado, almost in front of the Neptune Fountain, the Thyssen-Bornemisza museum shares the limelight with two of the other art museums in Madrid: the Prado Museum and the Reina Sofía museum. Since these three museums are located very close to each other, this area of Madrid has become popularly known as the Triangle of Art. The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid gives its visitors a fantastic stroll through the history of art. With works from the XIII century until the end of the XXth century, the

Museo Reina Sofia

Reina Sofia museum

Rein Sofia museum – Picasso, Dali and so much more! The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia is one of the most important museums of Madrid. It offers the visitor an extensive collection of Spanish modern art pieces. Founded in 1992, the Reina Sofia Museum continues the periods that the Prado doesn’t, starting from 1881, the year of Pablo Picasso’s birth. This museum offers the visitor pieces of art from important Spanish painters such as Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Joan Miro. The most famous piece of the museum is the Guernica of Picasso, a piece of art

Museo del Prado

Prado Museum in Madrid – Complete visitors guide

Museo del Prado, one of the world´s finest art galleries The Museo Del Prado is one of the main tourist sites of the city of Madrid and you should not pass it up. You can see masterpieces of the Spanish, Italian and Flemish schools. Average customer review Score for Museo del Prado 9.2 Madrid CITY GUIDE Prado Museum – visit guide Plan your visit Depending on the time you have to visit the Museo del Prado, 15, 30 and 50 paintings have been selected that go through the name of some of the most famous painters, exceptional silversmith pieces

Map - Madrid art galleries

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