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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” (1,550 reviews)
“boating lake” (745 reviews)
“retiro park” (1,035 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

The Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro) is a great Park with a lake and boats, cafes and historical buildings.

Thank g552
Reviewed yesterday

The GF and I chose to spend some of her birthday in the park, which in event turned out to be all the day as the weather was so beautiful. As well as the rose garden, Crystal Palace there is a fantastic boating lake which...More

Thank gilescorenwannabe
Reviewed yesterday

We used a 'best 10' book and had all the interesting items to view in the park. It was really nice in the sun finding the different objects. Many cafes too.

Thank Gillian G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a real gem. My wife and I felt the need to escape the hustle and traffic for a while so we walked over on a sunny fall afternoon and sat on a bench. She knitted and I watched the people and their dogs....More

Thank William1776
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very clean, high diversity of plants and trees, always some bird singing somewhere. Good for a relaxing walk or a more sporty angle on it, like jogging.

Thank Angel W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

a great place to spend time at any time of year. we visit Madrid 4 times a year and always find time to go there.

Thank Joby163
Reviewed yesterday

very beautiful park with quiet places to rest, afordable cafe places and some activites. lots of foutains. we had a great time.

Thank TousLesMemes
Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed a great afternoon with my family row boating! Beautiful scenery for strolling and enjoying a wonderful time.

Thank Yesenia R
Reviewed 2 days ago

we spent our final day in Madrid in this wonderful park. Very well organised with wide pedestrianised paths ( reminds me of Central park in NYC). There are many cafes and restaurants with good selection of food. wonderful place to relax

Thank Villa57
Reviewed 2 days ago

Elevating plateaus of grass, sculptures, trees and fountains. A beautiful walk. A large lake is present with boat rentals available. Fun place on a nice day Highly Recommended Slanche

Thank sfmurphy12016
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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.