The Santiago Bernabéu is the home stadium of the Real Madrid football team, named “Club of the century of the FIFA”, that accredits it like the best football club of the world of the 20th Century.
The stadium opened in 1947 under the name Nuevo Estadio Chamartín. Its current name is in honour of the man who was president of the club for 35 years, Santiago Bernabéu. After various remodeling projects, it is today classified as an elite stadium, and holds the UEFA’s highest distinction of five stars. This is the second largest football stadium in Spain, with a capacity of around 80,000 spectators.
How to access to Welcome Reception: Room: “Best Club of the 20th Century”. Gate 38 (Concha Espina Avenue)
Its permanent collection includes some of the finest works by Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí and Joan Miró. Also highly important are the collections of surrealism (Picabia, Magritte, Tanguy, etc.), cubism (Juan Gris, Braque, Delaunay, Léger, etc.) and expressionism (Bacon, Saura), as well as various other techniques (Fontana, Diego Rivera, Calder, Matta, Antonio López, Tàpies, Barceló, etc.)