The best museums in Spain in 2016

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Spain can not only boast of having spectacular beaches, charming towns, beautiful natural landscapes and incredible cities, but also has a wide collection of art envied around the world. So the museums They are among the main tourist attractions in our country.

Today in Hard Hobbit To Break We want to take a tour of the best museums in Spain in 2016. Specifically, we want to tell you about the 10 museums that TripAdivsor has selected taking into account the opinion and comments of its own users. Would you like to join us? If you like art and history you will not regret it!

Prado Museum, Madrid

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The first place on the list is occupied by the Prado Museum in Madrid, opened in 1819. It can boast of having the most complete collection of Spanish painting from the 11th to the 18th centuries, with works by El Greco, Goya or Velázquez. Of course, you can also find paintings by artists international like Rubbens or Rembrandt.


Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid

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In second position we find another Madrid museum: the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, a gallery of ancient and modern masters that has been gathered over seven decades by the family Thyssen-Bornemisza. Like the previous one, it is also located on the Paseo del Prado. Specifically, it is located in the palace of the Duke of Villahermosa.

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

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As it could not be otherwise, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao is also present in this list. Dedicated to contemporary art, it is housed in a building designed by the famous Canadian architect Frank O. Gehry. It is a innovative curved and twisted shapes construction that is covered with limestone, glass curtains and titanium plates.

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

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We return to Madrid to tell you about the other museum that is part of the so-called Art Triangle of the Paseo del Prado. We refer to the Reina Sofía National Art Center Museum, which houses works of art from the 20th century and contemporary.


City of Arts and Sciences, Valencia

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In fifth position we find the City of Arts and Sciences, which is actually an architectural, cultural and entertainment. Located in Valencia, it is considered one of the most spectacular modern art constructions in the world.

Sorolla Museum, Madrid

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The sixth museum in the ranking is also located in Madrid. This is the Sorolla Museum, which was created at the request of the widow of the painter, who donated all his assets to the state for the foundation of a museum in memory of her husband. It is located in the building where the artist had his house and his workshop.

National Museum of Art of Catalonia (MNAC), Barcelona

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In seventh position we find the National Museum of Art of Catalonia, which is also known by its initials (MNAC). Located on the mountain of Montjuïc Barcelona, ​​stands out for its collection of romantic art. In fact, it is one of the most complete on the planet.


Dalí Theater-Museum, Figueres

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Also in Catalonia, specifically in Figueres, is the eighth museum on the list. This is the Dalí Theater-Museum, which is dedicated to the painter Salvador Dalí. The artist himself bequeathed in his will a large number of works of art to the State Spanish, which are divided between the Reina Sofía Museum and this museum in Figueres.

National Archaeological Museum, Madrid

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The ninth place in the ranking is occupied by the National Archaeological Museum, which is located in the Library Palace and National Museums Madrid, 20th century.

Automobile and Fashion Museum, Malaga

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Finally, we have to talk about the Automobile and Fashion Museum of Malaga, which offers a unique collection presented in different spaces thematic that describe the different styles of artistic evolution in the 20th century.

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