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The Paseo del Prado is one of the main boulevards in Madrid, Spain. The Paseo del Prado is the oldest historical city street in Madrid and was declared Bien de Interés Cultural . It runs north-south between the Plaza de Cibeles and the Plaza del Emperador Carlos V , with the Plaza de Cánovas del Castillo lying approximately in the middle. The Paseo del Prado forms the southern end of the city's central axis .

This densely tree-lined, wide and central avenue is a landmark for the city residents and the location of important cultural and tourist spots in the city, including the so-called Golden Triangle of Art, which encompasses three museums: the Prado Museum , the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum , and the Reina Sofia Museum . In the vicinity are located the Parque del Buen Retiro and the Casón del Buen Retiro , as well as the headquarters of the Real Academia Española , the Bolsa de Madrid , and the Congreso de los Diputados .


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