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Good deal, just make sure you have the whole two days to use the 2 day card or it is not quite as good a deal. Worth it, though, when we could totally bypass the hour long lines and walk right into the Prado museum!!!!
We followed the directions to pick up MADRID CARD at Atocha.
Not very visible, but the lady there very nice!!!!
It would help if her KIOSK had the work MADRID CARD printed on front.
We just happened to see the sign for TOLEDO CARD. Your notes should say that it a very small kiosk.
The card was well received at restaurants and flamenco and everywhere.
I was disappointed that metro was not included and as several months had passed, I thought I had paid for Toledo and didn't see it clearly denoted. In any event, I didn't make it to Toledo until after 72 hours. Also, we had seen the Teleferrica operating but when we went there, a day or so later, they were closed. Overall,we broke about even but did enjoy avoiding some lines.
worth buying only if you will use it to visit several museums on one day, otherwise just pay as you go.
Having card was a big convenience. What we didn't realized, that you can only use it on one time admission at specific point of interest. Not knowing that, we decided to split our visit to Prado Museum -(huge place ), in two separate visits but were turned away by the staff b.c. we already used our card once. We ended up buying another set of tickets (14 euros each) for another day in "Pradodise"
Got it mostly for admission to art museaums to skip lines. They have free admission from 6-8pm and in daytime lines were not long. So wouldn't purchase again.
Don't know if we got full value from the 72 hrs when one day was Sunday when museums are free anyway. But the best part was dodging the queue at the Prado That was worth it!
The experience could have been much better, should add transportation to the card even charge a little more.
This was really a waste of time and money. Maybe since we travelled in late September, there were short lines and tickets were easy to purchase. The team at the kiosk in the airport were very rude. I would not do this again.
Must plan to visit numerous visits covered by card otherwise not worth the money
The card was good to have to avoid the long lines especially at the Prado.
It was good especially for skip the line but not much to do with
We felt a little cheated. We (five of us) all thought it would cover El Escorial. Also, we were expected to pay something at the Naval Museum. So the Madrid Card didn't make that free. So the Madrid Card value is a little questionable.
It is worth it if you are planning to spend a lot of time there. We did not have enough time to do a lot.
The card was more useful for two day period rather than more days.
Never used it :)
Because the one museum where wanted to use it on that Museeum was actually free without hte madrid card even, if the madrid card said that it was free with ther card.
That was naval Museeum
The card was helpful and allowed us to avoid ticket lines. We were not allowed to take a City Tour as promised. The bu person said that they no longer had arrangement so charged us--that was not as promised.
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we did not have to withe on queue, the one day card we just managed to see the royal palace and Prado museum .
Would have been worth it if the strike was not on. But yes I would buy it again.
Indeed I was able to avoid the lines at the Prado but the card was refused at the Thyssen Museum and I had to return to the tourist office for a new card. Then many museums did not recognize the card and did not allow free entrance - even with the name of the museum in your booklet! Better awareness of your programme with all Madrid Museums needs to be much improved.