Palacio de Velazquez, Madrid

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Palacio de Velázquez, or Velázquez Palace (sometimes referred to as Palacio de Exposiciones) is an exhibition hall located in Buen Retiro Park, Madrid, Spain.


Originally known as the Palacio de la Minería, it was built in 1881-3 for the Exposición Nacional de Minería by architect Ricardo Velázquez Bosco (and named after him), engineer Alberto Palacio, and ceramist Daniel Zuloaga. It functions as an arts and crafts gallery and is listed as a Bien de Interés Cultural. The building's interior is viewable on Google Street View and it is part of the Google Art Project.
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  • We came to see the Mario Mertz exhibition. The building itself is lovely, especially the beautiful tiles on the exterior. If you come inside there are often contemporary artists being shown. The...  more »
  • While on your way to the Crystal Palace, through the Retiro Park, make a stop to admire this impressive building. Only saw the outside, because it was closed, but it worth it!  more »
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  • Beautifully lit space for showcasing art at its finest. A great way to unwind.
  • If you're an artist or you like art I believe it will be a good idea to go
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