Born from Estudios de la Villa (1346), Colegio Imperial (1603), and Reales Estudios de San Isidro (1625) San Isidro Institute is the oldest school in Madrid and possibly in Spain.
Located in the heart of Madrid, in the La Latina district, the building contains treasures such as a magnificent baroque cloister (1672), a Baroque staircase and an elegant chapel (1723), among other ancient works of art. On the stairs is located a beautiful little museum dedicated to science and education.
During its fruitful existence, the centre has welcomed distinguished students and teachers: Lope de Vega, Calderon de la Barca, Francisco de Quevedo, Nicolás Salmerón, the Machado brothers, Joseph Canalejas, Jacinto Benavente, Juan de la Cierva, Eduardo Dato, Pío Baroja, Gregorio Marañón, Vicente Aleixandre, Camilo José Cela, and even King Juan Carlos I of Spain.
One of the world’s leading art galleries with works by Velázquez, Goya, El Greco, Titian, Rubens and Hieronymus Bosch.
The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum takes you on a incredible journey through seven centuries of European painting.
Make your way up to the observation deck for stunning views of the city.
Climb on board and discover the city in a panoramic format.
Visit more than 50 museums and enjoy numerous discounts.