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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

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

Thank Tono511
Reviewed yesterday

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
Reviewed 2 days ago

The park is beautiful and nicely designed. Perfect for both couples and families. Too bad the Crystal Palace was closed when we were there. Even so we had a great time.

Thank Miumiu88
Reviewed 2 days ago

such a beautiful park, I literally spent a full day and a half there just walking around taking awesome pics, checking out the crystal palace, people watching. it is a must visit!

Thank erika t
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

El Retiro is superior in every way and a must visit for all tourists for all ages. We enjoyed it as a family and plan to return in the near future. We arrived too late to enjoy a boat ride but walked around the area...More

Thank suzanne v
Reviewed 2 days ago

Best place in Madrid for your daily exercise. Lots of paved boulevards and trails for running. Lots of beautiful gardens, fountains and statues. The Glass Palace was interesting to see. Best meeting place is the statue of the fallen angel where there are underground restrooms...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely park in the middle of the city. Take a few hours to explore this place. The highlight for my daughter was watching the Africans run off with their fake merchandise they were trying to sell when the police came.

Thank avagraceisace
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the most beautiful park in Madrid! The glass palace is nice, although there is nothing inside. If you have time rent a boat or just stroll around. It’s great for leisure activities!

Thank Irina G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved this parc. Well kept, nice for walking, for a drink in the sun or just people watching ;) Everybody is out skating, running, ...

Thank Filizet
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This a great way to relax and walk in the center of Madrid. The park is big enough so you can walk for hours. Take into account that on summer some parts of it can be very crowded especially in area near the lake.

Thank Oana S
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Deborah S
23 October 2017|
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Response from clarap1953 | Reviewed this property |
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5 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.