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Palacio De Cristal

Parque Del Retiro, Madrid, Spain (Retiro)
+34 915 746 614
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Ranked #54 of 419 attractions in Madrid
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Type: Architectural Buildings
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

You cannot leave Madrid before visiting this beautiful palacio with the beautiful gardens around it! I simply fell in love... must go must see Located inside the Retiro Gardens , you cannot miss !

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I prefer it from outside. Inside it was also ok-relaxing, chairs for taking some rest, lightful. But outside for me it was much greater: nice pool with trees in the water, rocks, green grass and lovely turtles trying to get to the shore and climbing and pushing one another and pumping back to the water:)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

What a beautiful place to visit! The Palacio de Cristal was very quiet and a tidy place to visit. A must see if you are in Madrid.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

While the Palacio de Cristal is certainly a striking piece of architecture, there really isn't anything to see or do apart from admire it. It's worth taking a look if you're visiting Parque del Retiro. Nearby you'll find a few outdoor casual cafés to relax and enjoy the park atmosphere.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

I was very excited about crystal palace so i visited when i was in madrid.. It was a great place in a great park.. I had some fresh air and escaped from the city mess a little bit.. The palace was great. So i enjoyed a lot.. If you are in madrid visit retiro park and so crystal palace!

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St. Thomas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

What a beautiful palace we came across while exploring the huge Retiro park. It was just so enchanting, like out of a fairy tale. Great place to take pictures! Even had a small lake with swans next to it. Find it while exploring this amazing park!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I attempted to visit the Prado on a Wednesday morning in mid-October, however the museum was overran with school groups. Deciding to visit it on another day I began to walk without any destination in mind. By chance I came upon Parque del Rietro and thus spent one of the most beautiful days of my vacation. It was a bright... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

This beautiful building is the perfect focal point of el parque Retiro. I went on a slightly rainy day and it was still gorgeous! The view of the palace from across the pond in front of it is stunning

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

This is one of the mandatory picture places inside Retiro park! If you go to the park you should take a picture here! Tha palace itself is not something to expend a lot time in because it's really simple but you definitely want a picture in front of it!

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

A beautiful royal greenhouse turned into a pavilion. Great architecture and a lovely place to visit. However, it is a shame it no longer olds a garden; the floor is plain cement.

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