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Royal Palace of Madrid

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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

Both Royal Palace of Madrid and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum are rated highly by professionals. Overall, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum ranks significantly higher than Royal Palace of Madrid. Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum comes in at 97 with accolades from 10 publications like Time Out, Lonely Planet and Fodor's.

Both Royal Palace of Madrid and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum are rated highly by professionals. Overall, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum ranks significantly higher than Royal Palace of Madrid. Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum comes in at 97 with accolades from 10 publications like Time Out, Lonely Planet and Fodor's.

tripexpert score
79
#24 in Madrid
location

Calle Bailen, 28071 Madrid

endorsements
  • 5 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    The official residence of Spain's royal family (now only used to host official ceremonies) was commissioned in 1738 by King Felipe V.

  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler

    From the outside, the dramatic scale of the palace is so impressive. But inside it has such texture and detail. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 54

    Part of the national heritage and you can visit thirty of its 2 000 rooms, among them the beautiful Throne Room, the sumptuous Gasparini Room and the marvellous Porcelain Room. Full Review →

  • 61

    The Telegraph

    The opulent 18th-century palace stands on a strategic site with views across the countryside Full Review →

  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    Inside, every wall, ceiling, and floor either is a work of art, or hosts works of art. Full Review →

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98
#1 in Madrid

Paseo del Prado, 8, 28014 Madrid, Spain

  • 11 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    One of the world's greatest art museums.

  • 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 →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

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

  • 61

    The Telegraph

    Superlative collections of Western art from the 13th century to the present day, built up by the Thyssen-Bornemisza family and housed in a neo-classical palace 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 →

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