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Palacio De Cristal

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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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Simply Beautiful!

In the heart of el Parque del Retiro, the Palacio de Cristal will leave you in awe. You can take beautiful pictures inside. In the summer, since it gets really hot, you will only... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Patricio B
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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In the heart of el Parque del Retiro, the Palacio de Cristal will leave you in awe. You can take beautiful pictures inside. In the summer, since it gets really hot, you will only be able to stay inside for 20 minutes. Sometimes you can find several art exhibits inside.

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Mykonos, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is beautiful from the inside and from the outside. There is a little lake in front of it so the kids can feed with the turtles. They loved it!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When you see the pictures, it seems to be a nice, spectacular house of glass - it looks shiny and everything. It wasn´t what I expected when I entered the builing - at first it is kind of small - still impressive with all the glass everywhere but it would be so more impressive with someone cleaning the house meanwhile.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our favourite place amongst the many other delights in Parque Del Retiro. The Palacio De Cristal alone is worth seeing but it's the combination of the building and its surroundings which make this the high point of any visit to the park. The iron and glass structure is located in beautifully landscaped grounds with a lake, fountain and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Palacio De Cristal upon my boyfriend's request and really enjoyed it. There was a small art exhibition inside but the palace itself was worth the visit. I managed to take some great pictures and was intrigued by the turtle-feeding going on in the pond outside!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Too bad they don't use this building anymore, but it looks fantastic!! If only the tropical plants were still there....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old greenhouse and now the exhibition hall of Reina Sofia Museum. Usually very modern exhibitions. The area is very nice with "lake" and black swans! Very green part of Retiro Park!

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice visit in retiro garden, the Crystal Palace is in the middle of it, it works visiting the garden and the palace, a nice walk/visiting if you have enough time

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has nice exterior. However, nothing could attract our attention when we entered inside. Frankly speaking, we prefer classics and Renaissance... Maybe, it about it...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stumbled across the Crystal Palace. It just emerges from the trees. It had a fun art exhibit and we have some amazing pictures of the building too.

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