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Madrid is the capital of Spain and the political and financial centre of the country. Each year it is visited by thousands of tourists who are always delighted by the range of leisure and cultural activities and the sights the city has to offer.
The Spanish capital has 73 museums. Amongst them is the Prado Museum, the Reina Sofía and the Thyssen Bornemisza where many important paintings are exhibited such as Guernica by Picasso, The Maids of Honour by Velázquez and The Third of May 1808 by Goya. Also in Madrid is the well-known Wax Museum, the Naval Museum, the Museum of America, the Military Museum, the Temple of Debod, the Real Fábrica de Tapices and the Book Museum.
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