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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had been here many years ago but like any special museum it is worth going again and again! We had a guide for a 2 hour tour that highlighted some of the most important pieces. That was wonderful as the Prado is overwhelming! Enjoy!

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Reviewed yesterday

A wonderful museum packed with a vast collection of paintings by Spanish artists in particular.
And that was the problem. I am not a philistine, but there was a total overload of very similar paintings in room after room after room.
The majority of these fine works are of biblical scenes/interpretations
The single Rembrandt on display is in an upstairs room and is worth the visit alone.
The cafe is particularly expensive.
I appreciate that this is a world renowned museum, but I believe the Tate has more variety.

Thank Flantheman2334
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Reviewed yesterday

2 hours was not enough but we saw more or less what we came for. Amazing collectoin of art laid out perfectly. Lots of people, especially after 6pm when it is free to enter

Thank Will1069
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An extraordinary museum with a wonderful collection. I arrived about 9:45 and queued for entry tickets for about 30 minutes which was great.
A must do when you are in Madrid. Be warned, you will need plenty of time as the collection is huge.

Thank Helen-Sydney99
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Prado is a bit of a monster really, there is so much art on display. It's set out over three floors and is categorised by artists' country of origin as opposed to say, style, but it does not flow very well in terms of a route through the building. Perhaps that's not supposed to matter, but it would have helped me out a little. There is a huge amount of work on display and to see everything and give each work the time it deserves would take a full day. The free floor plan and leaflet does give a heads up to the works that are not to be missed, which helps tourists like me. There is a good helping of works by El Greco and Goya amongst others including Titian and Velázquez, who painted the most famous masterpiece in the Prado collection, Las Meninas. My favourite was perhaps the bonkers work by Bosch, The Garden of Earthly Delights which has an incredible amount of stuff going on. By far the most disturbing is the room housing Goya's Black Paintings, a most depressing set of works which stays with you after you leave. All in all a great museum with works by many great artists, but don't try and smash it in a hour.

Thank Tim M
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Reviewed 2 days ago

No. It's the freaking Prado. So instead I'll tell you about the late night free entry hours. Usually the last two hours before closing, if you get there at the beginning (usually 6 or 6.30 PM depending on the day of the week) you'll see an enormous line already snaking down the length of the building. Don't despair -- it moves. When you get to the statue of Velazquez you're about 15 minutes from getting in. The museum itself is huge, so you can't see it all in one trip anyway.

Thank ilovescones
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice collection if it's your kind of art. We made a free visit at the last two opening hours of the day. Great idea to reduce your travel budget and still see something, but if you are interesed in everything and you want to take your time, these two hours are too short. We started to wait in the line one hour before (we were one of the first people) and for me it was worth it.

Thank VeerleVDC
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not an overly interested art lover but wow!!! An absolute must go to. The history unbelievable. You must get the voice for six euro. Need more than a day

Thank TMC159
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Make sure to get tickets and go early to avoid the crowds. Make sure you leave enough time to view all the artwork.

Thank 988amys
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the best art galleries in the world. It has a fantastic collection of paintings up to the XIX century.

Thank Rita B
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