We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Palacio De Cristal

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Get directions
Address: Parque Del Retiro | Paseo Republica de Cuba, 4, 28009 Madrid Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: +34 915 746 614
Website
Improve this listing
Book ahead on Viator
Recommended
More Info
$52*
and up
Madrid Buen Retiro Park Small-Group Tour and...
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 1,167 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 543
    Excellent
  • 430
    Very good
  • 164
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Take the boat!

Peace of nature in Madrid. We take the boat and spent the lovely afternoon. Around some snack places.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
RigaLaura
,
Riga

Similar Things to Do in Madrid

Add Photo Write a Review

1,167 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Hungarian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Riga
Level Contributor
55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Peace of nature in Madrid. We take the boat and spent the lovely afternoon. Around some snack places.

Helpful?
Thank RigaLaura
Level Contributor
14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This really made a diference in the retiro park. Is very beautiful and amazing. words don´t make any justice for what we saw there

Helpful?
1 Thank Celia C
Level Contributor
46 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well worth a visit when visiting Retiro park. Artists exhibitions - free with lovely surrounds of lakes, fountains and wildlife

Helpful?
Thank captain_mushtaq
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level Contributor
155 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful piece of architecture inside Retiro Park -- were it not for the crowds, you'd almost feel like you were stepping back in time visiting this building from the late 19th century. However, the inside is currently used for art exhibits -- the exhibit we saw was interesting, but it was difficult to really enjoy that with... More 

Helpful?
Thank zinear
Atlanta, Georgia
Level Contributor
53 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a surprise in the middle of the park. I was not expecting to see such a unique building. A great place for a walk and worth a visit. Free to go inside.

Helpful?
Thank Julia M
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great spot in the park to walk to and take in the views. We just spent a while walking around the grounds looking in the pond for the terrapins and then standing in the building watching the light change as it hits all the glass. Free too!

Helpful?
Thank DrPipping
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Retiro Park is absolutely stunning no matter what time of year. We went on a Saturday so we got to experience the really bubbly and vibrant atmosphere with many of the locals who were out for the day. The Palacio De Cristal is beautiful, and a lovely piece of architecture to see while in the park. There is a lovely... More 

Helpful?
Thank Tayb17
Orange
Level Contributor
271 reviews
121 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

That there are not multiple smashed windows says a lot about the citizens of Madrid and their maturity as a nation. I can only imagine this glass castle in some Australian suburbs and towns!!!! I did think though how lovely it would have been had it housed plants instead of the "art" hanging in one corner representing something so totally... More 

Helpful?
Thank Oange
Grimsby, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
179 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The review of this is in my Retiro Park review. It is a large greenhouse with a moveable display of fossilised bones hanging from part of the ceiling. There are toilets underneath the greenhouse if you can't find any open in the park. The lake surrounding it is pretty with a little waterfall and fountain. If you have children there... More 

Helpful?
Thank Nemesis13
Perth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a walk through the park on an very sunny afternoon in December and found this lovely building. Was surprised but amazed by the fossils and bones that were hanging from the roof - beautiful!

Helpful?
Thank fifimacc00

Travelers who viewed Palacio De Cristal also viewed

Madrid, Community of Madrid
Madrid, Community of Madrid
 
Madrid, Community of Madrid
 

Been to Palacio De Cristal? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Palacio De Cristal and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Palacio De Cristal staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?