"Lazy Sunday afternoon" Retiro Park Tip by benidormone

Retiro Park, Madrid: 121 reviews and 236 photos

  Retiro Park
by benidormone
 
 

The Retiro was originally built for the Spanish king Phillip IV and was opened to the general public in the 1800's. Situated behind the Prado museum. Retiro is also a central meeting point for all sorts of people fromroller skating youngsters io older men playing 'petanca' to football players and joggers of all ages. The park has a number of 'terrazas' where you can sip a beer or enjoy an 'horchata'. The central focus of the park is the large lake where you can go boating. Especially on a Sunday afternoon it is worthwhile to visit the park.

Directions: Metro:Retiro

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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