If you’ve never been to a bullfight, this is the world’s headquarters for the infamous Bull Run sport. Enjoy the passion and intensity of a bullfight in Plaza de Toros Monumental de las Ventas, the world’s largest bullring. Or head to the nearest brothel and enjoy the passion and intensity there., drink heavily, and wear a pair of bullhorns for the finale.
Alright, I know you’re laughing, a museum list. Don’t worry, so are we, and we’re typing this bilge. Unfortunately, there’s not a heck of a lot of titty bars and sports stuff to do in between lays in Madrid. So get yourself a cultured bimbo from the brothel and do a little touring. Maybe take some public exhibitionist photos of her while standing next to some Picassos. Museo del Prado
Second most important art museum in Europe after the Louvre, however to the layman is remains unknown. If they want more attention, they should set up a display of Ibiza topless beaches, otherwise, quit your whining. Some 7,000 works hang on the walls of this museum, containing some of the masterpieces by Angelico, El Greco, Jose de Ribera, Rubens, and the Spanish master Velazquez.
Centro de Arte Reina Sofia
Packed with works of 20th century painters of Spain like Picasso, Miro, Dali, and Gris, this modern art gallery of Madrid should be on essentials list. The best of the pack is Guernica of Picasso, an eloquent and massive black and white commentary on horrors of war.
Palacio Real (Royal Palace)
The construction of this 2000-room palace began in 1734 outfitted in barouque and rococo styles. Not all the rooms are open to the public viewing though the royal family is not staying in the palace anymore.
Thyssen Bornemisza Museum
This is the newest art museum in Madrid situated directly across the road from Prado. This is a unique museum that contains works of Ghirlandaio, Caravaggio, Tintoretto, Memling, Rembrandt, El Greco, Goya, Monet, Manet, Picasso, Hopper, Mondrian, de Kooning, Degas, Durer, Velazquez, and Dali.
Museo L£zaro Galdiano
Set up in a 19th century mansion by Senor Lazaro Galdiano the museum houses objects of decorative and fine arts. There are royal daggers and swords, pocket watches, medieval armour, Roman bronzes, and crystal and enamels from Limoges. Paintings by Velazquez, Goya, Bosch, El Greco, and Ribera can also be seen.
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