The most famous people and events in Spanish history are displayed in remarkably life-like wax models at the Museo de Cera ... More
Madrid Wax Museum
The most famous people and events in Spanish history are displayed in remarkably life-like wax models at the Museo de Cera (Wax Museum). The crime section shows gory scenes representing the Expreso de Andalucía train murders. The section devoted to monarchs and heads of state also contains a frightening reproduction of a torture chamber and all the methods of inflicting pain used during the Spanish Inquisition. See scenes from life during the Roman, Visigoth, and Arab periods of settlement on the peninsula. And of course, no waxworks would be complete without famous figures from the worlds of art, literature, sports, and science. Bullfighters make a special appearance here, because of their importance in Spanish culture.
The main stage is used for a wide variety of shows including drama (especially contemporary Spanish), ballet, zarzuela (Spanish opera),
and live flamenco and folk concerts. One of the other stages is used for the Children's Puppet Theater season ...
Considered to be an important landmark in Madrid's rich art history, the Museo Nacional del Prado exhibits paintings by Goya,
Velázquez, Murillo, Zurbarán, El Greco, Ribera, Titian, Boticelli, Tintoretto, El Bosco, Rubens, Van Dyck, Poussin and Durer. Carlos III ...
Different ethnic groups and civilizations from around the world are described and explained through displays of their everyday objects, clothes,
weapons, and ceremonial practices. The collections are divided into geographical areas, with rooms devoted to the Philippines, Asia (Hindu, ...
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