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Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro)

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Address: Between C. Alfonso XII and Avenida de Menendez Pelayo, 28010 Madrid, Spain
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+34 915 30 00 41
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Description:

Peaceful urban park centered around a beautiful lake.

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Walking Tour in the Retiro Park in Madrid
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Madrid Buen Retiro Park Small-Group Tour and Skip-the-Line Prado Museum Ticket

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Good area to visit

Found the park a pleasant area with some good monuments,we visited on a Monday but is reportedly very busy on a Sunday.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 October 2015
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Cumbria
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Cumbria
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56 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

Found the park a pleasant area with some good monuments,we visited on a Monday but is reportedly very busy on a Sunday.

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Nova Lima, MG
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

very good park to go for a walk/run. full of sports fan during the weekends, perfect with a nice weather!

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Oia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

We were in Madrid just few hours and used that opportunity to explore this amazing Park. Crystal Palace is very nice, also boats on artificial lake in center of Park. Also part of park which lead to Prado Museum is very nice piece. Lots of symmetry.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed walking in this lovely park and did it several times during our week in Madrid. The leaves are changing colors and it is not too crowded. Very relaxing in the middle of such a busy, noisy city.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

Whether you're going for a nap, a trip on a row boat or to visit the crystal palace, Parque del Retiro is wonderful.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

Great park with many places to walk around, rent small paddle boats, eat at cafes, see the gardens & Chrystal Palace. Spend a relaxing hour or two and betaken a break from the busy city!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

A lovely park to escape the city and beautiful in autumn with lots of colour in the trees. The park is always full of life and has lots of hidden parts to explore. Do not miss!

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

Spend the entire day by touring La Rosaleta and the Crystal Palace inside the park. There are several small restaurants around the pond, too.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Lovely park, loads to see and do. A lovely lake, fountains and a waterfall. October was a fab time to go. Pleasantly warm through the day and colourful trees make fab photos.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

The park is quite large, with lovely manicured gardens as well as open green spaces and wooded areas. Boat rentals are available at the lake and there are several food stands within the park. Excellent trails for jogging.

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