Styles

In this section you can search all our contents throughout the different stages in the history of art in Spain, to find styles such as Baroque, Gothic, Mudejar and many, many more.

Picasso. 'Guernica' Modernism and Avant-garde movements The turn of the century brought new winds of modernity. The aesthetic sensibility of the time was marked by a different, freer attitude towards art and life.

Topics

In this section you can search among all our contents by topic to find the different resources available in Spain, such as museums, routes, destinations, monuments and many, many more.

Audience

This section provides access to all the contents in a personalised way, according to your own particular interests and socio-demographic profile.

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.

Practical information

Rates

 

Free admission

  

Find tourist information in the surroundings

Very interesting

Calendar See more

Transparent image

Oct 9, 2017 to Oct 13, 2019

Show

Nuevo Teatro Alcalá - Madrid
Musical: Billy Elliot. Madrid

©Luis Ramirez de Lucena

Oct 20, 2018 to Oct 27, 2019

Workshop

Spanish National Library - Madrid
Introduction to chess for adults workshop

Transparent image

Nov 21, 2018 to Sep 29, 2019

Exhibition

National Museum of Decorative Arts - Madrid
Grupo 13 Advertising between art and design

Transparent image

Feb 12, 2019 to Sep 29, 2019

Exhibition

Sorolla Museum - Madrid
Exhibition: Chasing impressions. Small-format Sorolla

Discover the surroundings See more

Services

spain is culture