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Things to do in Paseo del Prado/Paseo de Recoletos

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Paseo del Prado/Paseo de Recoletos. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Paseo del Prado/Paseo de Recoletos attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Paseo del Prado/Paseo de Recoletos to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Paseo del Prado/Paseo de Recoletos.

  • CaixaForum Madrid

    Opened in February 2008, the long-awaited Caixa Forum cultural center is an architectural tour de force, created by Swiss Pritzker Prize–winning fi... More
  • Museo Nacional del Prado

    After more than a decade of planning and construction, and an outlay of $210 million, Spain's most revered cultural icon unveiled its 237,000-squar... More
  • Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

    Regarded by critics as the missing link between other Spanish art collections, the Thyssen’s pieces, purchased by the Spanish state from a private ... More

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