Originally opened in 1819 by King Ferdinand VII and his queen Maria Isabel de Braganza, the Museo del Prado is the stunning centerpiece Spanish art museums—and certainly one of the most revered art museums in the entire world. As the national art museum of Spain, you can be assured that it holds some of the greatest treasures in the art world; from Goya to Meninas, you’ll find an abundance of the Spanish masters, as well as the likes of Titian, Rubens, and el Greco. It’s a feast for the senses, really, and if you’re making a trip plan for Madrid, you’ll definitely want to tack the Prado on.
Teatro de la Zarzuela first opened in 1856 on the birthday of Queen Isabella II. Zarzuela is the... Read more