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The Reina Sofía Museum

The reina Sofía Museum

The Reina Sofía Museum, also called Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, is one of the most important contemporary art museums in the world. It is an internationally recognized museum which had to be completely restored to achieve its present state. We must highlight that it is a reference for art and culture as …

The Madrid Instituto Cervantes

Instituto Cervantes

The Madrid Instituto Cervantes building is one of the most recognizable ones of the centre of the city: it is commonly known as Edificio de las Cariátides. Apart from having a spectacular and monumental aspect of the Neoclassic architectonic style, it is also finished off with bevelled edges which help to avoid the stiffness of …

The stunning Palacio de Cibeles

Palacio de Cibeles

Palacio de Cibeles is a magnificent and historic architectural complex located in the very centre of Madrid. Every single tourist that goes to Plaza de Cibeles in order to photograph the statue of its goddess, cannot help being overawed by Palacio de Cibeles and its white façade. Moreover, it is also a symbol of the city …

Caixaforum Madrid: an obligatory visit

Caixaforum Madrid

Caixaforum Madrid is a rehabilitated building which is, at present, a cultural centre where you can enjoy temporary exhibitions as well as artistic displays. It is located in the very centre of Madrid, in Barrio de las Letras. It is next to Sede Medialab-Prado (formerly Serrería Belga) which is another interesting rehabilitated building devoted to …

The ABC Museum: a temple of drawings

The ABC Museum

It is a pleasure to walk inside the ABC Museum and see this valuable and renovated industrial building dedicated to culture and which is also for the enjoyment of the Madrileños. At present, the ABC Museum is dedicated to the exhibition of drawings and illustrations. Moreover, important exhibitions of outstanding artists take place here. Do …

The Madrid Regional Library

Biblioteca Regional

The Madrid Regional Library used to be, in the old days, the El Aguila beer factory. Its historic building has been reconverted into one of the most important libraries in Madrid. It is also known as the Joaquín Leguina Library. It has an important collection of books, publications, historical maps and documents. All of them …