Art and Culture

  • A one-kilometre stretch that is home to three of the best museums in the world: the Prado, the Thyssen-Bornemisza and the Reina Sofía. 

    Paseo del Arte
  • Usuaria de Bicimad en el Paseo del Arte

Grapes in Puerta del Sol, cocido (chickpea stew), traditional tablaos (flamenco clubs)… When in Madrid, do as Madrileños do.

Venues hosting conferences, exhibitions and cultural events throughout the year.

Discover the former homes of great writers and artists, now turned into fascinating museums.

Contemporary spaces hosting the latest avant-garde theatre shows and exhibitions.

These are some of the most outstanding art galleries in the city.

Discover the 17th and 18th century Baroque style in the Churches of Madrid.

Check out the list of Madrid museums that kids are bound to love!

Learn about the history of science and Man in Madrid’s science museums.

Watch the latest releases and old classics in their original language.

Download the Essential Art Walk App and discover the twenty-four masterpieces you simply have to see in Madrid.

OFFICIAL PRODUCTS

Make your way up to the observation deck of the former transmissions tower and enjoy a stunning view of the city.

Take in the city's top sights on board our hop on hop off bus, equipped with audio guides in 14 languages.

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  • A short but fascinating introduction to the city’s main museums which boast an important cultural heritage encompassing most European styles

    Art in Madrid Guide (PDF)
  • Art in Madrid Guide
  • Check out which exhibitions are showing in a city whose art scene knows few rivals.  

    Exhibitions in Madrid
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  • Max Beckmann. Quappi con suéter rosa. 1932 - 1934. ©VEGAP, Madrid
  • From one of the largest Royal Palaces in Europe to Real Madrid's stadium, discover the city's most popular sights and attractions.

    Madrid Top 10