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The Best Museums in Madrid

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Museums in Madrid

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    Housing one of the largest collections of fine art in the world, Museo Nacional del Prado is perhaps best known for works by El Greco, Goya,
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    Explore at least a few of the 2,000 lavishly decorated rooms of the historic Royal Palace of Madrid, considered one of the finest buildings i
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    Explore centuries of fine art at Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, which boasts masterpieces by Monet, Goya, Degas, Renoir, Picasso, and Van Gogh, t
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    Take a journey through modern art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, which features some of contemporary art’s most revered works,
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    Museum Sorolla , Madrid
    Explore collections of post-impressionist and early 20th-century art at Museum Sorolla. Opened in 1962, the museum is dedicated to the work o
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    Where to stay in Madrid

    The Spanish capital is known for its array of distinct neighborhoods each with its own appeal. An affordable and easy-to-navigate metro system, which makes it is easy to get around Madrid gives you more flexibility in choosing where to stay. Perhaps the most popular choice is Puerta del Sol, the heart of the city center and one of the main tourist attractions with its numerous shops, affordable hotels, and restaurants. Close by is Gran Via street, one of the city's main arteries, which is also home to a number of hotels. A short walk from here is Plaza España where the city's most iconic landmarks lie, including the Royal Palace and the Teatro Royal. For somthing outside the traditional tourist areas, consider staying in La Latina or Malasaña, two bohemian neighborhoods that offer a wide range of eclectic shops, quaint cafes, and lively bars.
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