Prado Museum & Plaza Mayor expresses Madrid’s story

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Madrid’s story
Madrid’s story

From Buen Retiro Park to Museo Nacional Del Prado, where one can find all the attractions to enjoy and pass his or her time doing enjoyable things across the capital Madrid.
The capital of Spain is known for its great cultural, squares, history, cuisine and markets and everything. It is a perfect place for spending the weekend. You will never get bored when you are in Madrid.

Today, we are going to talk a little about Madrid’s two wonders, which are Prado Museum and Plaza Mayor.

Prado Museum
Prado Museum

Prado Museum

The Prado Museum is the most significant attraction of the country and you must not miss it. Wondering what to see here? It has more than 7,600 paintings, 1,000 sculptures, and many other historic properties. So, if you need advice, we recommend you not to miss the collection of stunning Spanish painting, which is perhaps the best in the world. The works of Goya or Velázquez, such as the famous “Meninas” stands out from others. Visit the Prado Museum never disappoints anyone.

Plaza Mayor
Plaza Mayor

Plaza Mayor

In the heart of the Madrid, there is Plaza Mayor which was created in late 1619. This is a perfect example of the architectural beauty of the Golden Age. Rectangular in shape, the square is completely surrounded by three-story residential buildings. It has 237 balconies which increases the beauty of the square. One of the most famous buildings is the beautiful Casa de la Panadería.e of those great little architectural secrets that you have to see in Madrid.

In the center, there is an equestrian statue of King Philip III. The Plaza Mayor in Madrid, besides being beautiful, is the perfect place to have a drink in one of its terraces while you enjoy the sun. If you are hungry (and do not mind spending some money) eat something in the restaurant Casa Botín, the oldest in the world (it was founded in 1725).