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Prado Museum

Paseo Del Prado, S/N, 28014 Madrid, Spain
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Ranked #1 of 457 Attractions in Madrid
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Fee: Yes
Owner description: The Prado has one of the largest art collections in the world, and is...
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Minneapolis, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Loved the fact that every object had and information card in Spanish and English which provided great context and linkage to other works.

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Vienna, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

If you are a fan of renaissance art this is the museum for you. The most beloved piece however is of the cubist maneuver picasso 's Guernica. Fascinating piece with much history. On the back wall were several small photos showing the stages and metamorphosis of the piece....making the exhibit even more powerful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

It's pretty difficult to complain about a collection that covers approximately 700 years. Make sure that, if you receive a timed ticket for a temp exhibit, that you do not leave the museum and then attempt to return at the appointed time. Check out Goya's Black Paintings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

It's much, much larger than it looks from the outside. Lovely exhibits. You should plan a full day here.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

White in Madrid, you must stop by the Prado museum and spend some time in this beautiful museum. The Prado is hugue and I believe you will need at least 3 hours to enjoy a little. It's amazing collection with the masters of the Spanish painting like Velasquez, El Greco, Goya among others. Please check with the museum their calendar... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

It's easy to be overwhelmed in great museums. Instead we try to get a local guide so that we have a focus for our visit, not trying to see everything. In Prado The guides are inside the door, very pleasant and made the tour what we wanted. With children it can be a challenge but all enjoyed the experience. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

We saw the Goya in Madrid exhibition and enjoyed it very much. There were many large format Goya paintings and the ones with people dancing or playing in the fields were very beautiful and charming. After seeing the Goyas we went to see the other parts of the museum and this occupied us for two more hours. There is so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

we visted on 8 Dec and stayed for 3 hours got explanation about the pictures of Big 3 painters in spain Gureco,Berasukes,goya. I was sleepy,because I couldnt sleep before the night.But any way Splendid ,This is my openion, greater than NY ,Great Britain ,The ruble museum,who knows the value of the pictures? what do you think?

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

The Prado is so famous and historic that it is a "must see" while in Madrid. However, we found it so huge that it was almost overwhelming. Pick out what you want to see and do those first. We tried to specialize in Spanish artists - i.e. El Greco and Goya. Right across the street is the famous Hotel Ritz... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

I'm no art expert but was amazed by the collection at the Prado. Awe-inspiring. In my mind it was well worth the entrance fee, however you can visit on certain days and at certain times for free, please look on the website in advance.

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