Visit Madrid's Prado - one of the world's great museums
If you love art then this is one place that has to be on your bucket list. Widely considered as having one of the world's best collection of European art, the Prado is Spain's national art museum and contains 8,200 drawings, 7,600 paintings, 4,800 prints and 1000 sculptures. You can get Prado museum tickets here at StubHub and immerse yourself in culture and history. Madrid is famous for having some of the best art museums in the world and no trip to the Spanish capital is complete without a trip to museums like the Reina Sofia, Thyssen-Bornemisza and, of course, el Prado. These three museums form what is known as Madrid's Golden Triangle of Art and the Prado Museum Madrid is the highlight of the three. So, indulge yourself in Spanish and European history and buy tickets for the Prado here today at StubHub.
Some of the highlights of the Prado
With Prado Museum Madrid tickets you can see some of the wonders of European art. Here are some of the museum's highlights that you must not miss when visiting El Prado. Perhaps the best-known work that is on display is Diego Velazquez's Las Meninas (Ladies-in-Waiting). However, that's not all. Others include The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch, Saturn Devouring His Son by Francisco Goya, Portrait of a Cardenal by Raphael, Bacchanal of the Andrians by Titian, The Holy Trinity by El Greco, David and Goliath by Caravaggio, The Judgement of Paris by Peter Paul Rubens and, of course, many more.
While, of course, the works housed in the museum should be top-of-the-list, the museum itself is a beautiful building. Housed in a magnificent 18th-century building (designed by architect Juan de Villanueva on the orders of Charles III), the museum is surrounded by gardens and is just a stone's throw away from the Retiro Park and Madrid's Botanical gardens. So, check the Prado Museum Madrid opening hours and buy tickets for the Prado today.
Best things to do in Madrid
While in Madrid there are a host of things to see and do in Spain's vibrant capital city. As well as Prado Museum Madrid tickets, other world-famous museums and wonderful restaurants, you can watch some of the best tennis players on the clay courts of the Madrid Open. Or if you want to catch some live music, check out some of the wonderful festivals in Madrid like Mad Cool or D-Code.