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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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This is a beautiful area of Madrid. Lovely for a walk...with no hurry...lots to see. Best museums and the national library are about. Ideal for a Sunday morning walk...soaking... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful area of Madrid. Lovely for a walk...with no hurry...lots to see. Best museums and the national library are about. Ideal for a Sunday morning walk...soaking the sun and the sights.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful statues and sculptures, beautiful fountains and typical Spanish scenes. This is a quick walk through but one that is all Madrid, the statues and stories of why they were erected keep you entertained while enjoying the architecture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

During the day time, it's truly beautiful, but pretty crowded. At night, it takes on a different life. Much less crowded, and you feel like the statues are just ready to move out of their position.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of loveliest boulevards I've ever walked in Europe. Majestic, stately architecture on either side of a beautiful, well-manicured, tree-lined road. Well worth the walk to The Prado as opposed to public transport.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Broad avenue, heavily trafficked during the week, but partly closed on holidays, adjacent to the great museums, nice for a walk

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a very romantic atmosphere. I would recommend to couples to have a touraround this place.

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Puebla, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely area where many beautiful things are located. You may find Museo del Prado on one side and walk a little to find Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza which is also really beautiful. Grab a pair of comfy shoes and your camera, there will always be something to look at. Fun to visit with family, friends, or a loved one. And by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful museum full of original paintings from many European countries, ranging from the 1400s to the 1900s. Open from Monday - Saturday from 10 am - 8pm and on Sundays and public holidays 10 - 7. There is a cafe but the prices are high. You can buy tickets online if you are visiting in the high summer season.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyable place to walk along but probably not looking its best in winter time, I would imagine best enjoyed in the spring/summer.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, two children and I visited Madrid in December 2016. I walked on the Paseo del Prado twice by myself. It is hard to describe. It is a little like a park with fountains and playgrounds for children. There is a main promenade or walking place lined with trees. I got the sense that there were a lot of... More 

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Paseo del Prado
The area around the elegant Paseo del Prado boulevard is much-visited by both locals and tourists. The world-famous Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza museums form a triangle of art and culture that spans this grand and beautiful avenue. On weekdays, the Prado Museum opens its doors for free after-work hours, drawing a diverse and excited queue of art lovers that wraps around the block. Palacio de Cibeles and Círculo de Bellas Artes cultural centers are other artsy hangouts to check out, with rooftop bars that provide impressive views of the city. While the Paseo del Prado and its roundabouts form a busy throughway in Madrid, a broad green pedestrian park in the middle is a calm and gorgeous place for a relaxing stroll. Just east of the museums, the Retiro Park is always a confluence of activity as families and friends of all ages take to the pretty paths and lawns to stretch their legs or to have a picnic.
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