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“Best Park in Madrid”

Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro)
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US$22.48*
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Walking Tour in the Retiro Park in Madrid
Ranked #1 of 865 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 3 weeks ago

Retiro is the biggest and best park in central Madird. Oarticularly suggest a visit to the Crystal Palace and the boating lake (only 8 euros for 45 minutes). Best time to go is early on a Sunday morning before the crowds grow.

Thank Elliot D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great park, easily accessible by metro or on foot from the city centre. Don t miss the crystal palace and the rose garden!

Thank Edouard D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful feeling just walking in the park. Not crowded, not noisy. Love watching ppl walking their dogs and families enjoying the bonding moments. Lovely sight. Great care taken for this park. Appreciate the existence of this park and the joy it brings to ppl. Probably better than Central Park (NYC). You be the judge.... ;)

1  Thank italianoLinus
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very huge and historical park with beautiful lake ,so huge trees and herbes every where...with old monument beautiful place for relaation taking picture so many people make sun bath there u can take a tour in the lake .must be seen and highly recommended

1  Thank giginata
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found Retiro Park a bit disappointing— it’s all a bit much the same, and the maintenance is lacking in some parts.

The Park has got some reasonably interesting features ( but not outstanding), but mostly it is fairly simple planting of trees and shrubs, with some nice avenues and shaded laneways, but nothing really to get excited about.

As a large area of green space in the middle of a major city, it is a huge asset. As a place to visit, it would not rank highly on our list of priorities

1  Thank Frans_12255060
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