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Paseo del Prado

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Address: Paseo del Prado | Paseo Del Prado, 1, Madrid, Spain
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well worth the visit. Take the time to walk this area. It gives you a feel for the city and is great people watching.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

well worth the visit. Take the time to walk this area. It gives you a feel for the city and is great people watching.

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Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This boulevard goes from plaza de Cibeles to plaza del emperador Carlos V and along Paseo del Prado you'll find Madrid's best museums,well-known hotels,great fountains(Fuente de Neptuno is beautiful),a lot of shade,benches and wonderfull little gardens full of beautiful flowers. It was one of my favourite places in Madrid.It's hard to describe it in words,you have to see it and... More 

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Valencia, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a good way to walk to the museums from the Plaza Cibeles. There is shade and seats and it is much nicer than walking on the crowded sidewalks.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not a ton of locations on this walk, depending on how long you define the distance. The museum, obviously, is a huge draw. The hop-on, hop-off bus also travels along this street, so that would be the best bang for your buck to buy a one-day ticket, unlimited use for that bus and just get on and off at locations... More 

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Merseyside, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcome shade when walking from the Prado to Atocha.Presence of sellers of cold drinks of added benefit to thirsty people, when the temperatures soar during the day.

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Jacksonville Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful park for a leisurely stroll right in the middle of Madrid near the Prado museum. Wonderful fountains!

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lovely tree lined paseo with flower beds and benches to enjoy the area as you walk to the various local monuments

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is great to grab a bite and sit down to people watch, or just to walk around and kill time. The gardens are beautiful!

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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best museums in the world. I would suggest planning ahead which works of art you want to see and locate them in the museums map because the museum is huge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful road entire world. I imagine you cannot compare it with any other road entire world.

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Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street performers, colorful lights, window shopping, restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a collection of plazas interconnected by a network of side streets. Some of these side streets are wide pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as desired. The iconic Puerta del Sol is the giant crossroads of the city and a must-see attraction at any time of the day. The nearby Plaza Mayor, completely enclosed by historic red buildings, is an ideal place to grab a bite to eat outside, amidst scores of tables and people out for a stroll. Plaza Isabel II (also known as “Opera”) is smaller and a good meeting spot, and the stately Plaza del Oriente is the front yard of the Royal Palace. Centro can be touristy (pickpockets are unfortuately not unheard-of here), crowded, and sometimes gimmicky, but it is also the place to experience classic Madrid.
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