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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Upon advise of our host we took advantage of the free admission after 4p.m. Good opportunity to get a quick look at some of Spain's art treasures.

Thank TJTeddy1
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am amazed by the size of this place and the amount of display. It seems that you would need a whole day to browse through. I wish that there were more sitting areas to rest.

Thank Carole-688
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a marvelous museum, we really enjoyed our visit. The Prado is one of the premier museum's in Europe, if not the world. It seems mainly devoted to 16th and 17th century. I had to look very closely to see that it wasn't actually lace, that's how good it was. The museum is huge and pretty overwhelming, but worth visiting.

Thank rockmonjo
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We arrived at 11 and left at 6:30, including both lunch and afternoon tea. Yes, we saw everything. If you're short on time or not reallly into art, it's still worth while, just target your plans and make sure to see the Dauphin's treasures at the very top of the Villanueva building.

Thank Blueliliac
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Everyone raves about the famous Prado as a world class art museum. They had some good exhibits (like Albrecht Durer). Other than that most of the paintings were of Spanish Royalty or religious paintings. I guess I expected more variety with landscapes of Spain but few were to be found.
The audio guide fo 6 Euro was not worth the price. There was no volume control, the commentaries were way too long, if you wandered too far from the painting the machine would cut out, not all the numbers worked on the machine. We entered through the modern wing having already purchased our tickets on line. There was a nice cafe there and gift shop.

Thank Breadhead_12
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A lot to see in 3 hours. Guide was very knowledgeable about all the masterpieces he showed us, and it made a massive difference having a guide, to show us where to go, and what to see. The guide also explained in detail individual aspects of each work of art.

Thank Louise D
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had been here many years ago but like any special museum it is worth going again and again! We had a guide for a 2 hour tour that highlighted some of the most important pieces. That was wonderful as the Prado is overwhelming! Enjoy!

Thank 36sued
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A wonderful museum packed with a vast collection of paintings by Spanish artists in particular.
And that was the problem. I am not a philistine, but there was a total overload of very similar paintings in room after room after room.
The majority of these fine works are of biblical scenes/interpretations
The single Rembrandt on display is in an upstairs room and is worth the visit alone.
The cafe is particularly expensive.
I appreciate that this is a world renowned museum, but I believe the Tate has more variety.

Thank Flantheman2334
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Reviewed 4 days ago

2 hours was not enough but we saw more or less what we came for. Amazing collectoin of art laid out perfectly. Lots of people, especially after 6pm when it is free to enter

Thank Will1069
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Reviewed 5 days ago

An extraordinary museum with a wonderful collection. I arrived about 9:45 and queued for entry tickets for about 30 minutes which was great.
A must do when you are in Madrid. Be warned, you will need plenty of time as the collection is huge.

Thank Helen-Sydney99
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