Located in the heart of Madrid is one of those places you’d be remiss to skip — the palatial Reina Sofia Musuem (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia).
The museum came highly recommend from my art-inclined friends back home.
“You can’t miss it,” one said.
“It is so breathtaking,” said another.
And they were right.
So, first thing on a Saturday morning, I lined up to experience this attraction for myself.
I was not disappointed.
Named after the Queen Sofia of Spain, the museum features mostly Spanish art, including works from Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali.
Like the city itself, I quickly fell in love with the work on display.
The journey for me began with a walk through the immense courtyard.
Then, I wandered through the many rooms featuring different artists and exhibits.
One of my favorite exhibits ...
Getting there: Located near the Prado, take the metro to Atocha.