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“Beautiful Park!”

Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro)
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US$22.58*
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Walking Tour in the Retiro Park in Madrid
Ranked #1 of 877 things to do in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Peaceful urban park centered around a beautiful lake.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
Reviewed 25 September 2017

A wonderful park that offers something for everyone. Plenty of areas for walking, biking and running plus a very nice boating basin where you can rent row boats and enjoy the scenery. The park has plenty of gardens, architecture and photo opportunities as well. Whether you just want a casual stroll or something more this park gives you a wonderful flavor of Madrid and its people.

Thank EricB3265
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

The Retiro park is one of several parks dotted around the city and offers a welcome break from the heat and bustle Madrid. Perfect for running , cycling or just a leisurely walk along one of its many tree lined avenues. There are street entertainers and musician dotted around the park to add to its charm.

At its centre you have 'El estanque' which is a man made lake where you can hire a little rowing boat or sit down and have a coffee , beer and something to eat while you can do a little people watching.

Great way to spend the day!

Thank JackoBu68
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

I used to take my love conquers there.
It's simply a magical spot in the middle of Madrid's crazyness.
Try to visit it even if you don't feel like it. It may not move you once you are there... but you will always remember that moment.
And, guys... it has one of the few statues of the Devil in the world. Come on!

Thank serkenar
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

beautifully landscaped park with many paths and interesting buildings. nice place to spend a few hours. great people watching lots of benches for seating

Thank clabbers
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Suitable for cycling or walking. Lots of lovely places and gardens. Very relaxing after the hustle of the city. Great little boating lake and cafes to enjoy a beer/wine whilst watching the street musicians and performers.

Thank Mel P
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