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Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro)

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Address: Between C. Alfonso XII and Avenida de Menendez Pelayo, 28010 Madrid, Spain
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+34 915 30 00 41
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Description:

Peaceful urban park centered around a beautiful lake.

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Madrid Buen Retiro Park Small-Group Tour and Skip-the-Line Prado Museum Ticket

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Huge green space in the city.

After visiting the Prado, Retirio park is a few blocks east of the museum. It is a huge green space with a variety of walking trails. On our cold January day, our purpose was to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

After visiting the Prado, Retirio park is a few blocks east of the museum. It is a huge green space with a variety of walking trails. On our cold January day, our purpose was to see the Crystal Palace and the statue of the Fallen Angel. The fallen angel is a statue in a round about and is supposedly the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great park so peaceful and relaxing.would be amazing in the summer for picnic. Great lake.Would like to try the boats if the weather was good

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you like to walk or run or just have a nice time to relax this is a beautiful place to go. There are quite a few things to admire the gardens, the walk ways, the trees there are a few places to just sit and relax or take a small rowing boat around the lake.

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Wroclaw, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was a pity i was there in November and I couldn't lay down on a blanket at sunny day. A huge green park with amazing Cristal Palace and others attractions. Need to back there in summer

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This park is located close to the city centre and is huge. The park is well maintained and some amazing sculptures trees and bushes as well as sculptures of people. You can literally wander around this park for hours - enjoying the scenery and the setting and people watching. The public toilets are also worth a visit. Clean, supervised and... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was walking about central Madrid and decided to route through the park in my way to the Prado. I hadn't been in a cultured garden in some time, so it was lovely to visit. The row boats on the lake also looked like a fun relaxing afternoon activity. If you're walking from the center of the old city (near... More 

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Rainham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyable stroll in central Madrid that is very popular with tourists and locals. Nice views and statues with some buskers

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Thank colin g
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed wandering through this lovely park on a very cold January day. Great escape from city life.

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Novo Hamburgo, RS
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This square is a place where you can walk, run, make exercise and visit the crystal palace, which is a beautiful structure of iron and glass.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a great park - clean, spacious, plenty of places to sit or lie down, places to have a meal or just a drink, and even exercise areas. Lots of people were out, doing everything from roller skating to lying in the shade. There was an exhibition on at the crystal house, as well as a innovative street musician. Very... More 

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