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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” (1,567 reviews)
“boating lake” (749 reviews)
“retiro park” (1,040 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 via mobile

This park is just beautiful. We spent many hours exploring. We bought lunch from the Museum de Jamon and a drink and sat in the park to eat lunch. Then did more explain. There is a restaurant in the park as well. A must visit...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent nearly a whole day here visiting lots of the different buildings and sights. The boat hire was very cheap and enjoyable, lovely cafes all around.

Thank Gareth H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful park for outdoors activities. Walking, running, bicycling or picnic! If the weather is nice you should visit it!

Thank Angelos N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Madrid has a lot of parks, and each of them is interesting in its own way. We visited a park near Madrid's center. Occupies a fairly large area, in the garden you can see up to 20 peacocks, enjoy beautiful trees, swim in the boat...More

Thank livetotravel777
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The park is perfect size for a stroll in the morning! Beautiful, very cleaned, safe with a small lake in the middle. Found some "broccoli trees", very cute! Great park in a big city!

Thank jbachN
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Big park, trees, pond, pathways, some statues .....so? Cannot understand why this is a number one attraction in Madrid.

Thank JAKEdinburgh
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A large park with restaurants, museums, lakes, wildlife and a crystal palace. Lovely to walk around in the park, but avoid the paths close to streets - their crowded with joggers.

Thank JensPetterStrommen
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely park with nice cafe and brilliant boating lake. To hire a boat was cheap and easy, brilliant relaxed day out with children.

Thank laura c
Reviewed 5 days ago

El Retiro is a must because it transport you to a place where you can relax and enjoy a quiet time in a busy city like Madrid. Perfect for a morning run or a quiet walk, be prepared to enjoy the threes and flowers that...More

1  Thank Tono511
Reviewed 5 days ago

strawberry trees! The same as from the Purta Del Sol statue with bear...also beautiful rose garden, and very old tree, more than 400 years old!

Thank phil081
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Deborah S
23 October 2017|
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Response from clarap1953 | Reviewed this property |
Hay tres
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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.