Widely recognized as one of the best museums in the world for art, Madrid’s Prado Museum takes pride of place in this, one of the world’s most museum rich cities. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg to be found in Spain’s capital. The Prado’s collection includes works by Velazquez and de Goya, two of the greatest artists not only in Spain, but in the world.
A must visit city for art lovers, along with the Prado, known as Madrid’s “Big Three” are Reina Sofia, housing works by Dalí, Miró and Juan Gris, alongside the museum’s masterpiece, Guernica, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum. But there is so much more than art to discover, also of note are the National Archaeological Museum and the Naval Museum of Madrid.
All this along with phenomenal food, expansive parks and Europe’s largest palace, Madrid makes an irresistible destination. And, with the summer heat giving way to warm and pleasant temperatures, there’s no better time than visit than September.
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