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Jardines de Sabatini

Bailen, s/n | Plaza Mayor, Opera & Sol, 28013 Madrid, Spain (Centro)
34 91 5588790
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Ranked #68 of 439 attractions in Madrid
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Type: Gardens
Traveler Description: The Sabatini Gardens The Sabatini Gardens are located by the north wing of the Royal Palace and were designed by Francesco Sabatini. He was an... more »
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Valletta, Malta
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

These gardens are right in front of the Royal Palace. I was very excited to visit since the pictures are splendid but when I got there I was disappointed to find that most of the garden was closed to the public by metal barriers since there was some concert going on in the first two weeks of July. I could... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Very relaxed walking around. Certain areas are strewn with papers and cigarette butts saw drivers throwing papers out from their car

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Evergem, Belgium
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151 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

These gardens are situated next to the royal palace. Its a very nice park, free to visit and its a relaxing oasis here. Some statues, pond, beautiful plants and trees.. Definatly worth a visit and very nice place to take pictures.

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Almere, The Netherlands
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68 attraction reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The beautiful Sabatini Gardens are located on the north side of the Royal Palace, on the exact spot where the Royal Stables used to be. When in 1933 the stables were cleared, the construction of the garden begun and took more than 40 years. The gardens were opened to the public in 1978 by King Juan Carlos I. The gardens... More

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Hazel Crest, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We spent about twenty minutes here on the way to the Royal Palace. As others have mentioned, it is a nice place for pictures. I found it peaceful and my daughter, who has been living in Madrid, likes to come here to relax and read a book.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Great place for photos, particularly if you're there in the morning before the crowds arrive. We were there about 9.30 (early by Madrid tourist standards) and we had the place to ourselves. Lovely bit of calm amidst the hustle and bustle of the lively city centre.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We took our photos here while going down to the garden with the Royal Palace as a perfect and beautiful background, early morning hours will be great for photo shoot and also at sunset when the lights on.

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Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I enjoy seeing the Jardines de Sabatini, beside the Royal Palace. Every time we see the Royal Palace I like to walk in the gardens. There is a chance to sit here quietly and admire the fountains and the flowers and other plants in this garden.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Beautiful, but the effect of the hedges were lost on me a bit as they needed to be trimmed to give the sharp look required for such a formal garden. Worth checking out though.

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Davao City, Philippines
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I loved it! i spent some time just sitting in the shadows of the trees and just feeling the privacy allowed by the trees and hedges. if you're looking to spend some quiet me time, this is an excellent place to do it.

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