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Private Tour: Skip-the-Line Prado Museum Tour
"Meet your private guide outside Madrid’s Prado Museum and head straight inside with your skip-the-line entrance ticket. As Spain’s national art museum this mesmerizing gallery contains some 9000 paintings and that’s not even mentioning its array of sculptures prints and drawings. Knowing where to start can be daunting so let your guide introduce you to its highlights on your 1.5-hour tour.As you walk around admiring the artwork hear of the museum’s history from your guide. Housed in an ornate Neo-Classical complex
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Viator VIP: Early Access to Museo del Prado with Reina Sofia
"With your guide head inside the museum before it opens its main doors. You’ll be among the first to enter on this Viator VIP so you can enjoy the art without the crowds that appear later in the day. Stroll around to see some of the best-known treasures and discover the history of the neoclassical building commissioned by King Charles III in the late 18th century.View master works such as The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch The Annunciation by El Greco and Velazquez’s Las Meninas. Listen as your guide recounts the stories behind each piece and shares observations about their composition and style.Next visit the Reina Sofía Museum
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"Madrid Guided Private Tour: Prado
Visit your favorite museum in Madrid with a private official tour guide"Choose from three different museums: Prado Museum Thyssen-Bornemisza or the Reina Sofía Museum. Once you have chosen your museum itinerary is customized according to your needs. Notify supplier of museum choice upon booking. You will meet your private tour guide in front of the museum and begin your 3-hour museum tour.Option 1: Prado MuseumDiscover masterpieces of Goya El Greco and many more. Covering the full range of Spanish art the collection includes 7
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World Class Art

El Prado should need no introduction - it is one of the most famous art museums in the world. It has the greatest collection of Spanish art anywhere. It features some of the greatest works by artists...
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antistar
Dec 10, 2016

Spain's National Museum 4

final part of my multi part tip with several pictures of which includes some stolen shots inside as they actually do not allow photos and videos inside the museum.The Museo Del Prado is Spain's...
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machomikemd
Oct 03, 2016

Spain's National Museum 3

part three of my multi part tip with several pictures of which includes some stolen shots inside as they actually do not allow photos and videos inside the museum.The Museo Del Prado is Spain's...
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machomikemd
Oct 03, 2016

Spain's National Museum 2

part two of my multi part tip with several pictures of which includes some stolen shots inside as they actually do not allow photos and videos inside the museum.The Museo Del Prado is Spain's...
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machomikemd
Oct 03, 2016

Main Spanish National Museum 1

This will be a multi part tip with several pictures of which includes some stolen shots inside as they actually do not allow photos and videos inside the museum.The Museo Del Prado is Spain's National...
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machomikemd
Oct 03, 2016

Prado - A Bosch Fan's Dream Come True

I have always wanted to visit Spain, with my main agenda being the Prado to see "The Garden of Earthly Delights" in person. I finally convinced my husband that this was a vacation he would enjoy and...
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FatesWarn
Jun 11, 2016

Getting into the Prado for nothing....

There's no point in writing loads about the Prado itself: it's a huge place stuffed ith artworks, some of which are indeed masterpieces.I like art, but not so much that I was prepared to pay the 12...
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leics
Aug 29, 2015

Prado Museum

Prado Museum certainly is the main sight in Madrid. It occupies two buildings: Cason del Buen Retiro (a ball palace of Phillip IV) and Edificio Villanueva. The last building was constructed in...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Dec 14, 2014

Prado Museum

The Museo del Prado in Madrid is one of the most famous art museums in the world, with a collection of about 3000 paintings and other works of art. It was established in 1819 by King Ferdinand VII.;...
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MichaelFalk1969
May 15, 2014

World class art - Spend time with the Spanish Arts

We specifically made a point to see the Spanish art collection, of which these were the the highlights.Las Meninas by Velázquez, Jacob’s Dream by Ribera and The Third of May: the Executions on...
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Toughluck
May 12, 2014

One of the best museums in the world

The Museo del Prado, the art collection of the Spanish Royal Family, is one of the very best overall collections of European art. The collection is especially strong in the Spanish painters,...
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GentleSpirit
Mar 05, 2013

Museo del Prado (Prado Museum)

The best museum of the world about painting.Important notice: As of 16th Janiary 2012, the museum will open 7 days a week.Free entry:- Monday to Saturday: From 18h to 20h (6pm to 8pm)- Sunday and bank...
Redang
Jul 07, 2012
 
 
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Things to Do Near Prado Museum

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The Church of Saint Jerome

This lovely church is just behind the Prado. It was tranquil inside despite the many visitors and had lovely stain glass windows. I loved its nativity scene. One of the pleasures of visiting Spain at...
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Iglesia de San Jeronimo el Real

The San Jerónimo el Real Roman Catholic Church sits just across the Popular Prado Museum. This church was built In 1505 AD and is the home of the Order of Saint Jerome or Hieronymites Roman Catholic...
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Museo del Ejercito - Army Museum

One finds the Museo del Ejército or Army museum between the Paseo del Prado and the Parque del Buen Retiro. 27,000 items are on view among which a sword that allegedly belonged to the Spanish hero El...
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Thyssen Bornemisza Museum

Despite having some informative works (eg, near identical Braque/ Picasso handing side by side) most of the works are either second rate work of major artists or works of minor artists. A whole room...
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Museo Naval

Because this museum is military property, you will not be allowed in without an official ID, like a passport or driver's license. The guard at the door will not accept a photocopy. I learned this the...
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Casa de Lope de Vega

It is located in the Monasterio de la Encarnación premises. He was a priest and was buried there but his tomb has not yet been found. He was a writer, a genius, comparable to Miguel de Cervantes. They...
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