A private museum of contemporary art and culture that is particularly well-known for the 'vertical garden' by Patrick Blanc installed on a wall in front of the museum, as well as the quite special architecture of the building itself. The vertical garden can be seen from the street outside, just a block south of the Thyssen-Bornemisza and across from the Prado. Inside the museum has free exhibitions and functions.
Paseo de Prado, 36
+34 913 30 73
Caixa Forum and Nearby Attractions on Map
Museo del Prado(0.3 km)
The Prado Museum showcases one of the finest art collections in the world, and the best collection of classical art in Madrid.
Reina Sofía National Museum and Art Center(0.2 km)
Houses Madrid's best collection of modern art.
Plaza de Cibeles(0.9 km)
A massive roundabout at the intersection of Calle de Alcala and Paseo del Prado, this plaza houses one of Madrid's emblems, the Fountain of Cibeles, which portrays the Roman goddess of fertility sitting upon a chariot pulled by two lions.
Palacio Real(1.9 km)
The Palacio Real (Royal Palace) is an enormous palace, one of the biggest in Europe, with scorching plains of concrete around it.
Puerta del Sol(1.1 km)
This plaza is the heart of Madrid and one of the busiest places in the city - a hub for the local transit system, a favorite meeting spot for locals, a visible area for festivals or political demonstrations, and a opportune location for tour guides, street performers, pickpockets and anyone else looking to take advantage of all the tourists on hand.
Buen Retiro Park(0.9 km)
The Buen Retiro Park has some of Madrid’s best gardens and is a favourite retreat of locals.
Catedral de la Almudena(1.9 km)
This massive cathedral faces the Palacio Real.
Real Academia de Bella Artes de San Fernando(1 km)
Highly impressive art collection with paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints.
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