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Address: Parque Del Retiro | Paseo Republica de Cuba, 4, 28009 Madrid Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: +34 915 746 614
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Beautiful Crystal Palace in Retiro Park

Crystal Palace was an elegant and beautiful architecture in Retiro Park. What a pity it was closed when I was there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Crystal Palace was an elegant and beautiful architecture in Retiro Park. What a pity it was closed when I was there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have created a big expectation and was not like expected! You have a exposition inside but it's nothing exceptional!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Please see this at night when it is lit up, simply breath taking. Take some snacks and have a picnic.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Built in 1887 by Ricardo Velazquez Bosco after the Crystal Palace in London, it is now used mainly for temporary exhibitions. Regardless, it sits on the shore of a small like which has cypress trees growing IN the lake and black swans on the shore. Beautifully detailed metal and tile work. Serene & lovely. Worth a stop while you are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a huge glass house by a water fountain in the Retiro Park in Madrid. It held regular exhibitions. During my visit it had an unusual exhibit with old radios, typewriter, computers and an old ship made of linen material. Free admission. It opens at 10.00am. It was built in 1887 to exhibit flora and fauna from the Philippines.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a free venue in the centre of Parque De El Retiro and used to host modern art sculptures. The building itself is enough to justify a trip there, as well as clean rest rooms and friendly staff. The visit only takes 30 minutes max, so it's worth the walk through beautiful forest parkland to find it. Head off to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would not make a special trip to the park just to look at the palace. Some quirky art but nothing much to see or hold your attention.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here as it was situated in HUGE Parque Del Retiro. The park is stunning and it would be rude to see the sites contained within.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place with full of light and funny modern art exhibition beside a little pond. Not too crowded at september

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Conway, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So beautiful! I love Parque de El Retiro, and this building within it makes it so worth it! Such a cool concept.

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