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Monumento a Alfonso XII: Tours & Tickets

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Plaza Independencia S/N | Parque de Retiro, 28001 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Within the park de Retiro it is a remarkable monument. One can hire boats on the lake infront or have drink in one of the numerous cafe around.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank NIGELSWAFFER
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is one of my favorite places in Madrid. Visiting Parque del Retiro on a Sunday afternoon is like going back in time, such a magic place. The view from this monument all along the park is breathtaking, don't miss it.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Rammorales
Reviewed 1 week ago

Row boat rentals are available and a fun time for everyone. Row boat rental is FREE on Sunday. However get there at opening because the line forms quickly on Free Rental day. It's a relaxing row boat and you can take as much time as...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank inFlightFun
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely setting in this beautiful park. We sat on the wall alongside the lake and viewed this beautiful memorial building from across the water. It was a delight to sit in the sun and watch the row boats, other tourists, ducks and fish in this...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank HeatherKeeling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This monument is the backdrop to the lake and makes a huge statement. It has an observation deck hidden under the horses which offers great views of the lake.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Hugh W
Reviewed 12 September 2019

Retiro is the Madrid big park in the middle of the city that worth a visit, specially if want to take a rest after a long walk or have a drink at one of the terraces place around. One visiting the park you cant avoid...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Michael C
Reviewed 11 September 2019 via mobile

Located in Parque Del Retiro and the standout landmark features of the very impressive artificial lake is Monumento Alfonso XII ,a stunning equestrian statue. Following the revolution and disposing of Isabella II ,Alfonso XII reigned from 1874 - 1885 and is an awesome, known as...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 7 September 2019 via mobile

The statues in the area are cool. I like the way the half circle arches form the area. And in the middle the large column. The lions were my favourites. I couldn't help but think it looked like one of the statues was giving 'The...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Melsy1
Reviewed 5 September 2019

We were so tired and were about to turn back for the hotel when we say this. It was a beautiful day so we just sat, relaxed, and people watched. It's a very serene place to be, however, it's very busy. You just have to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank KendraDawnRN
Reviewed 4 September 2019

This statue and surrounding statues are glorious. They are especially beautiful from the rowboats. As you move around the pond, the clouds move, the light changes, and the different angles are interesting. It really feels like you’re in a movie or something to be rowing...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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We only viewed it from across the lake. Until now, I didn't know the monument had stairs you could climb. Something I'll have to do if I ever get a chance to go back. Post a review on your visit.
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