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Royal Botanic Garden (Real Jardin Botanico)

Plaza Murillo 2, 28014 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 20 30 17
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Plaza Murillo 2, 28014 Madrid, Spain
Paseo del Prado
+34 914 20 30 17
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not really worth the effort tbh if your looking for huge amounts of varied flowers or plants. Ideal to get out of the July heat for an hour.

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This 8 hectare site has more than 5000 species of plants so wear comfortable shoes There is some renovation in progress now July 2017 but it it very definitely worth a visit. There is a good garden plan which I found necessary to understand the...More

Thank Dave N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came into the garden to seek some shade from the mid afternoon sun . It was pleasant to sit in the shade among the trees . €4 is a bit expensive for what there is however we didn't go to the greenhouses . There...More

Thank Fiona R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited this garden in search of cool shade - and didn't really find any! The gardens look quite dry in summer, but we stumbled open the hot houses which were amazing and really worth a visit. There also appear to be some interesting art...More

Thank Daytripper1988
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The line to the Pardo Museum was super long so found this hidden gem. Worth the 3.50€ to explore and wander around. Beautiful very well maintained garden but a lot of volunteers. Nice places to sit and enjoy too. It can be hot outside but....More

Thank haduty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband, daughter and I enjoyed the walk around this garden, as it provided some shade in the blistering July heat, as well as a peaceful break from the busy Madrid streets. Coming from the Canadian prairies, it was neat to see the fruit trees,...More

Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a fancy garden with incredible displays so skip it if that is what you are looking for. But if you just want to stroll through the garden enjoying the many varieties of plants, shrubs and trees in a quiet setting for as...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only visited the Madrid Royal Botanic Gardens to see an exhibition in the adjoining centre, and probably wouldn't have ever gone if the exhibition was not on, with an entrance fee of 4 euros that would have been enough to discourage us from visiting....More

2  Thank Mr_rossduncan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Considering the €4 fee to get in I was disappointed. Only a few of the beds in the gardens were well maintained, the rest looked as if they were in between plantings, the pond was smelly and green, and the only way to get a...More

Thank Vik599
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a Gardening nut, but I found this Botanical Garden very interesting and well laid out...it was also a lesson in Spanish for Fruit/Veg/Flowers/Herbs/Trees...bonus deal. The Garden is well laid out, and easy to get around. Small entrance fee, from memory just EU4....More

Thank Gary S
Paseo del Prado
The area around the elegant Paseo del Prado boulevard
is much-visited by both locals and tourists. The
world-famous Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the
Thyssen-Bornemisza museums form a triangle of art and
culture that spans this grand and beautiful avenue. On
weekdays, the Prado Museum opens its doors for free
after-work hours, drawing a diverse and excited queue
of art lovers that wraps around the block. Palacio de
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