Retiro Park (Madrid, Spain) Reviews
Newest Review: ... Saturday stroll around there. I don't have much chance because a full roll of film now provides me with instant memories of a truly beautiful early autumn day. Easily I recall the sights, sounds and smells of Madrid's spectacular Retiro Parque... just a little thing, but a neat memory is the tiny puppet performing for little kids and kids who used-to-be-little - made me chuckle! The colours in the trees and bushes around the 1887 Crystal Palace, a glass exhibition hall now with a delightful, small lake in front, were absolutely superb. Families were throwing bread to the ducks and other wild-fowl and others were popping into the colour... more
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by - written on 06/11/05, updated on 08/11/05 (Very useful, 375 readings)
Don't go to Retiro Park in Madrid without your camera. You will kick yourself if you do. Magnificent, historic architecture, well laid out lakes, formal gardens and all around holiday-makers and locals meander, sit awhile to appreciate this stunning park near the centre of Madrid. Parque de El Retiro, is dubbed as the cities most important historic/artistic park and a visit around its 130 hectares (320 acres) proves this just has to be so. I went on my own and spent the whole time telling myself how silly I would have been not to have included it in my Madrid ramblings. Built for Spanish King Phillip to complement his 1632 Real Sitiodel Beun ... Read the complete review
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