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Museo Nacional del Prado

An iconic Spanish art museum in Madrid, housing Europe's finest collections of classical paintings and sculptures.

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The Prado National Museum, or Museo Nacional del Prado, is the main national art museum in Spain. It is located in central Madrid and is reachable from various parts of the city. Established in 1819, Prado Museum is known for having the finest collection of European art that dates from the 12th century. On its walls, you will find the finest works of Spanish, Italian, and Flemish schools such as Velázquez' Las Meninas and Goya's Third of May, 1808. A little more art to enjoy!

reinacartagena 3 years ago

Museo Nacional del Prado is a must-visit destination boasting a remarkable collection of paintings, sculptures, and art from all over the world. It's regarded as one of the best museums in the world with a vast array of masterpieces by some of the most notable artists in history. Visitors can enjoy an unforgettable journey exploring the collections of Velázquez, Goya, and Rubens, among many others, while immersing themselves in the rich history of Spanish and European art.

seeker 1 year ago

The Museo Nacional del Prado is one of Europe's most iconic museums, home to a world-renowned collection of Spanish masterpieces. The Prado's stunning architecture and extensive galleries showcase works by some of the greatest artists in history, including Goya, Velázquez, and El Greco. Visitors can expect to be transported through centuries of Spanish art and culture, while experiencing the grandeur and beauty of one of Europe's most celebrated museums.

seeker 1 year ago

Museo Nacional del Prado Guides

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    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    The rich amount of knowledge to be gained throughout your European travels is boundless. Throughout our journey, we have found these museums to encompass the centuries-old history throughout the continent. Including iconic art galleries such as the Louvre and historical preservation museums like the Anne Frank House, here are our recommendations for bucket-list museum destinations in Europe.
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