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Palacio de Velázquez, Madrid

Palacio de Velázquez - Madrid, Spain
Palacio de Velázquez
Paseo de Venezuela, Madrid, Spain 28014Map
Parque del Retiro
+34 91 588 1636(Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: Retiro & Paseo del Prado
Overview

This palace was originally built as a pavilion for the Mining Exhibition of 1883 and it's now used as an exhibition hall for contemporary art organized by the Museo Reina Sofia. It's located in front of the famous Artichoke Fountain in Retiro Park. The exterior is a marvelous display of two-tone brickwork and tiles around a metal frame crowned by a dome. The palace is named after the architect who designed and built it, Velázquez Bosco.

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Palacio de Velázquez General Information
  • Open Hours: Wednesday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 09:00 PM, Sunday from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
  • Nearest Train: Retiro / Ibiza
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