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Parque El Capricho

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Address: Paseo de la Alameda de Osuna s/n, Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: (+34) 91 588 01 14
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Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Description: Metro : El Capricho (L5) Bus: 101, 105, 151

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A hidden wonderful. Take your camera.

This is small if compared with Juan Carlos or Retiro, but is a jewel. It was built by italian architects and have a big set of big trees, sculptures and small buildings that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is small if compared with Juan Carlos or Retiro, but is a jewel. It was built by italian architects and have a big set of big trees, sculptures and small buildings that gives a romantic appearance. Open holidays and weekends, no pets, no bikes, no food. This means that nobody will disturb you.

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

It is located near Barajas Airport and is about 13 km north of the Plaza de Colon downtown. It is a large park that occupies 14 hectares. It is also a romantic park that has Italian and French influences. There is a small palace that was constructed by Antonio and Martin Lopez Aguado. The park has a winding artificial river... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

A romantic and peaceful park in Madrid, full of secrets that you must discover. Open just on weekends. Metro station capricho. Driving close to parque Juan Carlos I. Recommended to everybody , specially if you like pictures!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

What a nice park this is! Great maze, and interesting buildings, houses and architecture! Worth taking the bus to go there!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is a very beautiful park filled with interesting and unusual architectural constructions, a maze, a lake with black swans. It is however away from everything and you have to walk about 15 minutes from the station of the same name, to get there but very well worth it. Be forewarned that there is only one gate opened during Winter... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

It is a little bit far from the center but great to meditate, walk, and be at peace with yourself. The route is very beautiful. It is worth visiting!

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Although the visitors of the park make my life more difficult by catching all parking spaces around, I have only good words to say about this park. Its name says everything! It's really special. It is private, you can visit free of charge but only during the weekend. From early in the morning until the sunset. Its spotlessly clean and... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

Quiet, extremely beautiful. You can't enter with food (for eating inside, I mean). Opened only on some hours, check it before, if you don't want a surprise. Some squirrels, birds, lakes and beautiful houses. Very very well maintenance.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I visited Parque El Capricho on a Saturday afternoon in November. The park is only open on weekends and holidays. No admission fee. You can't take any food, drinks, bikes, etc into the park. There are guards at the entrance to ensure this. This is a wonderful park to stroll through on a nice day. There are many paths that... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Marie Antoniette was not the only one who wanted to have a fantasy garden , full of fake farms, lakes and fountains . In Madrid, the duchess of Osuna built her own , and it is one of city´s most beautiful green secrets. Autumn or Spring are great times to visit this place, not far from the city center .... More 

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