Madrid

Culture

These are some of the cultural offerings that we offer from Ayre Gran Hotel Colón:

  • THE NATIONAL PRADO MUSEUM
    THE NATIONAL PRADO MUSEUM

    Prado is known as one of the most important museums at the world level, by being among the most visited to the world.

    It counts enviable one permanent collection, with Master and the most known works, of XVI in the XIXth century. Among the most known artists are Velázquez, El Greco, Goya and El Bosco among others.

    The Museum of Prado is one of the biggest and the best picture galleries to the world which reflects the European paintings in all its magnificence.

  • REINA SOFÍA MUSEUM
    REINA SOFÍA MUSEUM

    The National and Centre museum of Art of Queen Sofia considers an important collection of oeuvres of art contemporary and of the XXth century.

    It was inaugurated in 1992 in the former General Hospital of Madrid, importing neo-classic building situated near Atocha. Its collection perms account of big works of Spanish artists of the XXth century such as Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí or still Joan Miro among others.

    The Museum of Queen Sofia completes the famous “Triangle of Art “of Madrid of which is a part the Museum of Prado and the Thyssen-Bornemisza museum.

  • THE THYSSEN-BORNEMISZA MUSEUM
    THE THYSSEN-BORNEMISZA MUSEUM

    The Thyssen-Bornemisza museum gathers one of the most important and the most famous works of the Spanish Capital. It counts a permanent collection of more than 700 works of antique and modern Artists as well as seasonal exhibitions.

    Situated in the old Palace of Villahermosa, it is considered with the Museum of Prado and the Museum of Queen Sofia, as one of the main museums of Spain.

    The AYRE Hotels and the AYRE Hotel Gran Colón of Madrid invites you to take advantage of this route of History of the European paint for the XIIIth century till the end of the XXth century.

  • THE SORALLA MUSEUM
    THE SORALLA MUSEUM

    The Soralla museum, situated in what was the house and the artist studio, in the central street of General Martínez Campos, is a Museum belonging to the State and depending on the Spanish Ministry of Culture.

    The collection consists of numerous works of Sorolla as well as a large number of objects and the personal effects of the author which were the object of donation of the widow of the artist.

  • PLAZA MAYOR
    PLAZA MAYOR

    Famous Plaza Mayor of Madrid is a member of Madrid of the Asturias, the most charming and the oldest zone of the Spanish Capital.

    Doubtless one of the tourist zones which you cannot allow to visit, not only because it is a reference of the Spanish History, but also because it is a part of traditions.

    You will not grow tired of visiting this Place and its neighborhood, while savoring a delicious typical fish sandwich .

  • THE WAX MUSEUM
    THE WAX MUSEUM

    The Wax Museum of Madrid, situated in 41 Paseo de Recoltas, offers you the possibility of spending a good moment surrounded with personalities and figures or the most influential characters of the History.

    You will meet personalities of any kinds there, and of different periods. As well faces of sport, music as Crowned Heads.

    Then do not miss the opportunity to make you photograph with Presidents of the United States Barack Obama, the goalkeeper of the Real Madrid, world Champion of Football Iker Casillas or still the famous Jack Sparrow.

  • REAL JARDIN BOTÁNICO
    REAL JARDIN BOTÁNICO

    The Real Jardin Botánico of Madrid, with more than 250 years of existence, offers you a real haven of peace while taking advantage of more than 5000 sorts of different plants.

    The garden is situated on Plaza Murillo, right in the heart of the Spanish Capital, offering you of magnificent gardens which will introduce the visitors to the knowledge of the botany.