Night view of the Plaza de Cibeles

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People don't necessarily think of Madrid as a major cultural destination, but there are some great national gems in Spain's capital city. Along the "Avenue of Art" is the Museo del Prado, which holds one of the most impressive collections of European art in the world, the Museo Reina Sofia museum featuring contemporary works and the complimentary Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, which holds an eclectic mix not found in the other two.

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