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Plaza Monumental de Toros de las Ventas

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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

Both are praised by professional reviewers. Overall, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum is preferred by most professionals compared to Plaza Monumental de Toros de las Ventas. Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum comes in at #1 in Madrid with recommendations from 10 reviewers like Lonely Planet, Frommer's and Travel + Leisure.

Both are praised by professional reviewers. Overall, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum is preferred by most professionals compared to Plaza Monumental de Toros de las Ventas. Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum comes in at #1 in Madrid with recommendations from 10 reviewers like Lonely Planet, Frommer's and Travel + Leisure.

tripexpert score
83
#8 in Madrid
location

C/ Alcala, 237, 28028 Madrid

endorsements
  • 5 endorsements
  • 1

    Frommer's 35

    It's not all bulls and blood in this monumental Neo-Mudéjar-style (mock Arabic) 1920s Plaza de Toros -- the largest in Spain. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    East of central Madrid, the Plaza de Toros Monumental de Las Ventas (often known simply as Las Ventas) is the heart and soul of Spain’s bullfighting tradition. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 53

    The colossal arena can seat 22 300 spectators... It is here that reputations are made and lost. Full Review →

  • 9

    Time Out

    More than 22,000 spectators can catch a bullfight in this, Spain's largest arena, completed in 1929. Full Review →

  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    You don't have to condone bullfighting to appreciate the architecture of this 1929 example of neo-Mudejar design in Madrid. Full Review →

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98
#1 in Madrid

Paseo del Prado, 8, 28014 Madrid, Spain

  • 11 endorsements
  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Until around 1985, the contents of this museum virtually overflowed the premises of a legendary villa near Lugano, Switzerland. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    One of the most extraordinary private collections of predominantly European art in the world, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is a worthy member of Madrid’s ‘Golden Triangle’ of art. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    The collection is an opportunity to explore Western art from the late 12C to the present day. Full Review →

  • 9

    Time Out Tick Critics' Choice

    The private collection of the late Baron Hans-Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza is widely considered the most important in the world. Full Review →

  • 14

    Concierge

    One of the world's greatest art museums.

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