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Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro)
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Walking Tour in the Retiro Park in Madrid
Ranked #1 of 839 things to do in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Peaceful urban park centered around a beautiful lake.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this park before and I can say its beautiful and could spend hours here... However this trip the park was closed... Some people are moaning that they closed the whole park and it inconvenced them... Maybe some poeple should read up on the tragic event that happened there and have respect for the family that are grieving... It's closes for peoples safety

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful park, it is very big so it is unlikely you will be able to see all of it. When the weather is nice in Madrid, it is one the best places to go. The places for food inside are probably not worth it, however, there are tons of places just outside the park on all sides that are great. A must-see.

1  Thank Siobhan A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very huge Park! You have to walk for hours in order to visit every little place here! Its so beautiful!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As per previous reviews, we visited Madrid for four days over Easter. My husband has never done the tourist sights of Madrid and the Retiro was on my list to show off knowing we could spend a few hours of a sunny warm afternoon in its grounds. How disappointed was I! Appreciate a fatal accident has occurred (according to other reviews) but there seems to be a bigger issue within Madrid council funding as you walk around the city and notice lots of closed off areas?! Anyway, a little girl had a tantrum at the closed off gates as she couldn’t enter.....I know how she felt :(

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We planned to spend a few hours at The a Retiro Park, to rent a boat and also go fir a long walk.

Unfortunately on the two days over the Easter weekend that we had bought tourist bus tickets for - which drops off and picks up at the park - the park was deserted and all the gates were locked. It was CLOSED!

Thank Ash1971
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