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Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro)

Between C. Alfonso XII and Avenida de Menendez Pelayo, 28010 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 30 00 41
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Peaceful urban park centered around a beautiful lake.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crystal palace” (1,542 reviews)
“boating lake” (741 reviews)
“retiro park” (1,029 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Between C. Alfonso XII and Avenida de Menendez Pelayo, 28010 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 30 00 41
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a great park for walking, jogging, biking, relaxing, smelling ‘the roses’ etc, we spent several hours walking around and through the park, stopping at the pond by the Crystal Palace, going to statues, having a picnic, etc. In the fall it walks beautiful!...More

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed yesterday

This is a great park with wide open lawns for a perfect picnic spot. There are numerous walking/running/biking paths, a place to rent boats, numerous fountains and play areas for kids. There is something for everyone here. We were there in the fall when the...More

Thank H340AUsharonf
Reviewed yesterday

This park is so gorgeous...even in the fall. Half of that monument thing near the pond and the interior of the Crystal Palace is under construction but the external but still worth the visit. There were so many dogs--I loved it! There were little pockets...More

Thank Anna T
Reviewed yesterday

If you have good weather, take sometime to walk through this beautiful park and visit the Crystal Palace.. Just a lovely afternoon!

Thank FedTravel68
Reviewed yesterday

Unmissable stroll around the wide avenues. Can't visit Madrid without going here. Have coffee in the sunshine.

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Highly recommend the row boats on the lake. Overall the whole park is splendid, peaceful and relaxing.

Thank davekirk19
Reviewed 2 days ago

The park is quiet big and there are many attractions inside like the crystal palace, Palacio de Velázquez, Fuente del Ángel Caído, Monumento a Martínez Campos and the most attractive one is Estanque Grande del Retiro so if you are tired of Madrid landmarks and...More

Thank Sherif S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excelent place if you are lookin for nice relaxing afternoon.You can walk,drive a bike,enjoy in lake or just read a book ! Nature in its best

Thank Jalna A
Reviewed 2 days ago

A nice park to stroll through and lots of different things to see. Lots of fountains and a big pond where you can rent a row boat. The Crystal Palace is also pretty cool.

Thank Anita S
Reviewed 2 days ago

The park is an easy walk from the city center. The park is massive and it was lovely to walk through, even in November. We went to the Crystal Palace and it had a really cool art installation that we could visit for free. Definitely...More

Thank Andrew M
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Deborah S
23 October 2017|
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Response from clarap1953 | Reviewed this property |
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4 October 2017|
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Response from Dominique B | Reviewed this property |
The park is mainly a "treed" park as opposed to it's neighbour, the Royal Botanical Gardens. You can find the ubiquitous Cypress tree (its leaves and branches lend themselves well to being sculpted), the plane tree, which... More
29 September 2017|
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Response from JPG815 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely! Any time of the year would be good, to savour the country atmosphere as a contrast to the city.