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El Capricho Park in Alameda de Osuna

  • View of the gardens in the El Capricho park in Alameda de Osuna, with pavilion. Madrid

    View of the gardens in the El Capricho park in Alameda de Osuna, with pavilion. Madrid

  • View of the gardens in the El Capricho park in Alameda de Osuna. Madrid

    View of the gardens in the El Capricho park in Alameda de Osuna. Madrid

  
Paseo Alameda de Osuna, 25
28042 Madrid
Madrid
Madrid

It was created in the late 18th century by the Countess-Duchess of Osuna. This park is one of the most outstanding and unique examples of the landscape garden in Spain. It is a setting replete with romanticism, combining Italian and French influences. Visitors can delight in a winding artificial river with a lake and island, the jetty and the reed-covered boathouse known as the Casa de Cañas, the temple to Bacchus, the Casa de la Vieja house, the small fort, the shrine and El Abejero, an unusual pavilion created to observe the activity of bees. The small palace, the exquisite work of Antonio and Martín López Aguado, at one time housed numerous paintings by Goya. Spring is a particularly good time to visit, when your stroll will be accompanied by the perfume from the groves of lilacs and the cascading roses.

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Free admission

Activities
Concerts and cultural activities
Drinking water fountains
Guided tours

  

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Oct 9, 2017 to Oct 13, 2019

Show

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©Luis Ramirez de Lucena

Oct 20, 2018 to Oct 27, 2019

Workshop

Spanish National Library - Madrid
Introduction to chess for adults workshop

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Nov 21, 2018 to Sep 29, 2019

Exhibition

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

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Feb 12, 2019 to Sep 29, 2019

Exhibition

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

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