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Puerta del Sol

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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

Both Puerta del Sol and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum are recommended by those who travel for a living. On balance, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum is preferred by most professionals compared to Puerta del Sol. Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum has a TripExpert Score of 98 with approval from 11 reviewers like Condé Nast Traveler, Lonely Planet and Concierge.

Both Puerta del Sol and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum are recommended by those who travel for a living. On balance, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum is preferred by most professionals compared to Puerta del Sol. Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum has a TripExpert Score of 98 with approval from 11 reviewers like Condé Nast Traveler, Lonely Planet and Concierge.

tripexpert score
81
#11 in Madrid
location

C. Mayor / C. Alcala, 28013 Madrid

endorsements
  • 6 endorsements
  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler

    It is here that victories are celebrated and where masses of people come to greet the New Year. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's

    Crowded with people but pedestrian-friendly, the Puerta del Sol is the nerve center of Madrid. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    Some visitors liken Puerta del Sol to New York’s Times Square, but we think that’s a canard because Puerta del Sol is smaller and friendlier. Full Review →

  • 58

    Let's Go

    With the regional government situated on the southern end of the plaza, the Puerta del Sol has also been the site of major protests and political rallies. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    The official centrepoint of Spain is a gracious hemisphere of elegant facades and often overwhelming crowds. Full Review →

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98
#1 in Madrid

Paseo del Prado, 8, 28014 Madrid, Spain

  • 11 endorsements
  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler

    The third leg in Madrid's "golden triangle of art"... one of the world's great private collections, and includes everything from Old Masters to 20th-century Cubists. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Opened in 1992, the Thyssen occupies spacious galleries filled with natural light in the late-18th-century Villahermosa Palace (itself finished in 1771). Full Review →

  • 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 →

  • 58

    Let's Go

    The museum is housed in the 19th-century Palacio de Villahermosa and contains the donated collection of the late Baron Henrich Thyssen-Bornemisza. 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 →

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