Spain is a country very rich in artistic and architectural past, and those tourists who enjoy such disciplines and wish to meet galleries and museums would be able to do so at most of this country’s cities. There is a very large list of Spanish museums and galleries worthwhile to be visited, and there are some main ones which should not be missed.
The Museo del Prado or Prado Museum, in Madrid, is among the main museums tourists should try to visit while being in Spain. This museum is not only among the main ones of this country, but among the most interesting ones of all Europe as well. By visiting the Prado Museum, tourists could meet interesting royal collections from centuries ago, as well as an amazing collection of Spanish paintings, which is actually said to be the largest one of the world in its kind.
Besides the art work pieces and elements the Prado Museum exhibits, it is also interesting due to its structure and architecture. This construction was built in the XVIII century by the king Ferdinard VII and shows a very clear and neat Neoclassical style through its structure as well as within its ornaments and overall appearance.
Other great museum tourists should try to meet while being in Spain is the Bilbao Guggenheim Museum. The Bilbao Guggenheim Museum is located towards the northern area of Spain, in the Basque city, and offers a very peculiar modern architecture and style mixed with some unique art work pieces from different origins. This Museum might be very attractive for those who enjoy architecture as well as for those who enjoy arts.
There also are several other Museums worthwhile to be visited within Spain. Among these museums, there is the Museo de Bellas Artes or Fine Arts Museum of Bilbao, The Museo de Cádiz, the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo or the Contemporary Art Museum in Ibiza, The Museo Thyssen Boremisza in Madrid, the Centro Cultural Contemporáneo in Palmas de Mallorca, the Museo Municipal de Arqueología in Segorbe, the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo in Seville, and the Museo de Historia de Tarragona, among many others.