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Buen Retiro Park

  • Buen Retiro Park. Madrid.

    Buen Retiro Park. Madrid.

  • Crystal Palace in Buen Retiro Park. Madrid © Turespaña

    Crystal Palace in Buen Retiro Park. Madrid © Turespaña

  • Rose Garden in Buen Retiro Park. Madrid.

    Rose Garden in Buen Retiro Park. Madrid.

  
Plaza de la Independencia, 7
28001 Madrid
Madrid
Madrid

Located in the heart of Madrid, its origins date from the reign of Philip IV, when the Buen Retiro Palace was built by the Count-Duke of Olivares. The Astronomical Observatory and the Buen Retiro Royal Porcelain Factory were added during the reign of Charles III. During the reign of Ferdinand VII, the pier on the pond and the Casa de Fieras zoo was built. Among the most prominent spots, the park includes the great pond with the monument to Alfonso XII, the Casa de Velázquez and the Crystal Palace, the Rosaleda rose garden and the Parterre, boasting one of the oldest trees in Madrid, a Taxodium mucronatum. In 1935, it was declared a Garden of Historic-Artistic value.

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Activities for families © Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

Sep 9, 2017 to Aug 12, 2018

Children's activity, Other

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum - Madrid
Thyssen Family. Tours for Families in English

Facade of the National Library. Madrid

Nov 25, 2017 to Dec 30, 2018

Children's activity

Spanish National Library - Madrid
Family workshops at the National Library

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Dec 1, 2017 to Oct 7, 2018

Exhibition

Canal Exhibition Centre - Madrid
Exhibition: Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away

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Apr 10, 2018 to Aug 5, 2018

Exhibition

Prado Museum - Madrid
Exhibition: Rubens. Painter of Sketches

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