Last updated on August 14th, 2020 at 01:17 pm
Retiro Park Madrid is one of the best spots to visit in Madrid. It’s located in city center and there are always people walking around and doing sport during the day and at night time and it is one of the places to visit in Madrid that you can’t miss.
How to get to Retiro Park Madrid
If you’re coming to Retiro Park Madrid you can take line 1, 2 and 9 of metro. There are many buses going to Retiro Park Madrid and you can also going by walk if you are staying close to city center.
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Retiro Park Madrid belonged to the Spanish Monarchy until the late 1868 when it became a public park. The park’s official name is Parque del Buen Retiro. The park is huge and full of life.
You will see many people joggling, cycling, skating, and walking around the park. There are areas in the park for relaxing if you feel like resting from the traffic and the busy city.
If you want to learn about Madrid’s culture and history in one bright, sunny location, Retiro Park is one of the places to visit in Madrid that you cant miss. There are statues, art galleries and museums in the park like Palacio de Velázquez, Palacio de Cristal and The Rosaleda Garden apart from the lake.
It is a park families will enjoy and is close to other tourist attractions. You can even rent a boat inside the small lake, rent a bicycle to go around. It´s located in the city center of Madrid.
Retiro Park Madrid Opening Hours
Retiro Park Madrid opening hours from October to March is 6 am until 10 pm and from April until September 6 am until midnight. There is no entrance fee to access to Retiro Park Madrid.
There is a small lake where you can rent a boat to spend the morning or the afternoon. Both are great plans. Of course, you can also cycle around Retiro Park.
There are a few landmarks that you must see: Palacio de Velázquez, Palacio de Cristal and The Rosaleda Garden.
After walking around Retiro Park you can visit Puerta de Alcala and Cibeles just a few minutes walking distance from the park.
PUERTA DE ALCALA
One of the main landmarks in Madrid that was made by the Romans a long time ago. This place is always busy due to traffic.
This is one of tourists’ favorite places to visit in Madrid. Real Madrid Soccer Team celebrates their championship here with all the people around the area. If you aren´t a supporter of Real Madrid, that´s not a problem. Just go down half a kilometer and you will arrive at Neptuno, where Atletico de Madrid supporters celebrate their trophies.
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