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Madrid's Art Precinct

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A May 2007 trip to Madrid by LenR

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Quote: Art galleries and museums are high on most visitors list when they travel to Madrid. This journal reviews the galleries and the precinct

Madrid's Art Precinct

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Overview

Street flowers Photo, Madrid, Spain
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Madrid is an art lover’s paradise and to make things easier for visitors, many of the best galleries and museums are within close walking distance of each other in what is known as the art precinct. There are three main galleries that you must visit whilst in Madrid. The Prado comes top of every art lover's list. Next is the Reina Sofia where Picasso's 'Guernica' resides. And thirdly comes the Thyssen Bornemisza Museum. All three are located close to one another either on or just off Paseo del Prado.The Prado has become a mecca for classical art lovers from around the world. In addition to the great Spanish masters, you'll also find some of the best of Flemish and Italian schools....Read More