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Queen Sofia Arts Center (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia)

Address: Santa Isabel, 52, 28012 Madrid, Spain (Centro)
Phone Number: 34 91 774 10 00
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: World famous modern art museum featuring a diverse collection of 20th century Spanish art, from Picasso to Solana.
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Orange, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

To be able to see this 20th century masterpiece by Picasso was very special to me. They do not allow photographs and the tone in the room was solemn. After I finished touring the rest of Spain, I came back to Madrid to fly home. I went back to the Reina Sofia for a second viewing and found the museum... More

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Delmar, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

When we visited Madrid, we stopped in this museum to see a vast collection of Modern Art. It was extremely good. Most of the art is Spanish themed. The highlight of the collection is Pablo Picasso's Guernica. Both stunning and horrible in its depiction of being bombed from the sky. This masterpiece would alone be worth the price of admission... More

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Tappan, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

If you like modern art, this is an incredibly good collection. The highlight is Picasso's Guernica. Other Spanish artists such as Dali and Gris are also represented.

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Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Since I like classical paintings, after one floor of modern and un-understandable art, I had had enough. Mabey I am uncultured, but I did not like the art. Its a lot of walking until in the back you come up to the Guernica, full wall painting. Done by Picasso it shows the horror of being bombed from the sky. This... More

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Thames Valley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We went to see Picasso's "Guernica" and we were not disappointed! Wonderful to see it in the context of other Spanish art contemporary to it - suddenly it made more sense and was really quite an emotional experience. Whoever curated the layout of the rooms immediately around this painting has done a fabulous job and really managed to put it... More

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Springfield, VA. USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A great collection of modern art in a very modern steel and glass building You can see the building here: http://youtu.be/raQAgvVykUw And a great exhibition http://youtu.be/raQAgvVykUw :

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

its all about the famous spanish contemporary painters.Picasso, dali, juan gris, tapies etc.Must see the 20 th cwnturies most famous painting guernica

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I'm not the world's greatest fan of modern art, but if you are then this is definitely worth a visit.

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Faro, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

It was the best XIX and XX century art museum that I ever seen. Dali obscenity is completely seductive and addictive. I really do not know what to write more about the Museum but I can ensure to every readers that like/love/admire this art epoch, will love too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Outstanding collection of contemporary modern art, almost exclusively Spanish artists in the permanent collections. Prominent artists include Joan Miro and Pablo Picasso with the signature piece being, "Guernica". One could spend hours exploring the many pieces.

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