The Sorolla Museum preserves the original atmosphere of both home and study of the painter Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (Valencia, 1863 - Cercedilla, 1923). It houses the richest collection of his works, colourful paintings irradiating light and vitality. It is one of the more complete and best preserved artist homes remaining in Europe. The garden, also designed by himself, is a beautiful oasis in...
Works dating mostly from Hispanic prehistory to the Modern Age, but it also includes some other cultural remains: Greek, Etruscan, Roman and various South American cultures.
This place is temporarily closed due to technical problems. The Egyptian temple dating back to the second century B.C. was transported to Madrid’s Cuartel de la Montana Park.
High quality culinary adventures abound in this wholesale food market, now one of the most important in Europe. Besides eating on-site, you can buy wrapped and canned food, as well as bottles of wine.
Huge plaza packed with cafes, bars and tourists.
World famous modern art museum featuring a diverse collection of 20th century Spanish art, from Picasso to Solana.
Luxurious, over-the-top rococo palace with over 2,000 opulently gilded rooms.
The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum offers visitors an overview of art from the 13th century to the late 20th century. In the nearly one thousand works on display, visitors can contemplate the major periods and pictorial schools of western art such as the Renaissance, Mannerism, the Baroque, Rococo, Romanticism and the art of the 19th and 20th centuries up to Pop Art. The museum also features works...
The Prado has one of the largest art collections in the world, and is best known for its diverse assortment of works by Velasquez, Goya and El Greco.
Peaceful urban park centered around a beautiful lake.