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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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1 - 10 of 12,242 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful. Trees just turning superb colours. Tidy and well maintained. This is a big park and will take some time to fully explore. Cafe's by the lake. I guess that in summer the fountains will be in full flow - not so in November but...More

Thank michael_d_brown
Reviewed yesterday

It’s worth to visit. The park is beautiful and it is so serine to walk through. Lovely glasshouse and water ponds. Many of the trees are cut in special shapes.

Thank Ellen Allison S
Reviewed 2 days ago

It has a beautiful rose garden, peacocks a lake, a great place to take children too. You can hire a bike, a triple of even quadruple one too on the entrance on Mendez Pelayo.

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the most beautiful parks i ever seen in my life, its big and well designed. If you are visiting during the spring or summer, I recommend renting a boat on the lake.We spent a good afternoon here and it was so nice and...More

Thank MarkAlexES
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great park for running or walking. Very beautiful. There is a lot to see and do in this park. You can rent a row boat!

Thank Tina G
Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank g552
Reviewed 2 days ago

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 2 days ago

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 2 days ago 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 2 days ago 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
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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.