Our Prado National Museum is one of the most important galleries in the world. This magnificent building is one of the finest examples of late 18th century Neoclassic Architecture. It was designed by “Juan de Villanueva” and was part of the Project called “Prado de San Gerónimo”. It contains a vast compilation of paintings from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century. Most of the collection are acquisitions of the Spanish Royal Families and religious works from closed Monasteries in the late 1800’s.
The selection it holds includes paintings, drawings, engravings, sculptures, coins and other artistic objects (over 27.000 total, only 20% in exposition). Among them there’s an outstanding number of paintings from 15th to 19th centuries. Spanish masters such as Velazquez, Goya and El Greco are widely represented. The Italian and Flemish schools are represented by Titian, Tintoretto, Raphael, Bosch, Rubens or Rembrandt.
After the visit to the Museum, we will take a walk across the east park “Parque del Retiro”. This is one of the mile stones of the city for locals. A lake, broad avenues, a rose garden, a statue of the Devil, a Palace made of glass, perfect for a walk!
*Booking confirmation for private tours will depend on availability each time!
By the statue of Goya, in front of the ticket office.
|What to bring||
Curiosity for the Spanish Art and History, comfortable shoes.
The ticket for the Museum and a professional guided tour.