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Jardines de Sabatini

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Address: Calle Bailen s/n | Plaza Mayor, Opera & Sol, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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Formal Gardens

Entrance and exit is free to these formal gardens via way of stairs. The day we went somebody tried to steal from my wife's' bag.Luckily, she had nothing on her steal on the day... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Entrance and exit is free to these formal gardens via way of stairs. The day we went somebody tried to steal from my wife's' bag.Luckily, she had nothing on her steal on the day. It is noticeable that though there were police near the palace there were none in the gardens or nearby so beware of pickpockets and thieves. However,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

These carefully manicured gardens lay immediately adjacent to the Royal Palace, and as such were plainly designed for Royal diversion. Directly across from our Hotel Pio, they made a pleasant venue for an excursion or a shady spot on a sunny day

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Very average garden but it's a nice photo spot if you want to get the palace and the fountains in the same frame. However do beware of pickpockets as there seems to be a group that's based in the area. We were targeted by this woman (who was with a male partner helping her distract our attention) but luckily we... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Low perfectly manicured maze-like hedges are the principal feature of these easily accessible gardens. Plenty of seats to relax & enjoy the peace. A good place to fill in some time.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The gardens are right outside the palace, but in my opinion, there was nothing much to look at. Go to Retiro Park if you want something pretty to walk through.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

If you feel like you need a good place to chill or stroll through, this is the one you can pick. It has got some great views and the gardens itself are so lovely.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing place. Sunny, fresh air, great architecture, awesome park's planning. Would be amazing for a walk with children, friends or a very sweet date

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Very good place to relax and to have a walk. Very good gardens and well cared. Top spot to take some pictures.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We passed through the gardens enroute from the Temple Debod to the Cathedral. There's not much to see but it's worth a quick detour if you're passing by.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Do not miss the chance to visit and take a walk in the Royal garden. It is beautiful and very relaxing. Do a siesta here.

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Centro
Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street performers, colorful lights, window shopping, restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a collection of plazas interconnected by a network of side streets. Some of these side streets are wide pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as desired. The iconic Puerta del Sol is the giant crossroads of the city and a must-see attraction at any time of the day. The nearby Plaza Mayor, completely enclosed by historic red buildings, is an ideal place to grab a bite to eat outside, amidst scores of tables and people out for a stroll. Plaza Isabel II (also known as “Opera”) is smaller and a good meeting spot, and the stately Plaza del Oriente is the front yard of the Royal Palace. Centro can be touristy (pickpockets are unfortuately not unheard-of here), crowded, and sometimes gimmicky, but it is also the place to experience classic Madrid.
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