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Palacio De Cristal

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Address: Parque Del Retiro | Paseo Republica de Cuba, 4, 28009 Madrid Madrid, Spain
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This is an interesting iron and glass building used for expositions and acoustic performances. We visited the palace while in the Prado Garden but unfortunately at that moment the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The centre of Retiro Park becomes much greener, lush with trees, hedges and bushes. Hidden in this greenery is the Palacio de Cristal (Crystal Palace). It stands empty and to appreciate the full effect it's worth arriving early as there is a constant stream of people coming in and out of it. We hadn’t done any research into it, and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is an interesting iron and glass building used for expositions and acoustic performances. We visited the palace while in the Prado Garden but unfortunately at that moment the place was empty. Even though still was a good site to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is in the middle of a great park. Also close by was a] building with an art exhibit. The park is great for watching people and the lake had boat rentals.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When you go to El Retiro Park, it is a must. Nice monument. Had not been inside, but is has to be great to enter

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really deserves a 5 star, but I am pouting because it was closed for the holiday when I was there. Luckily, it has glass walls so you can still see the space! Very pretty, not really a palace, but a great exhibition space.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole Retiro is great, and Palacio de Cristal is one of the many attractions inside. It´s stunning. The only downside is you can only get in if there is an exposition, which is not often.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We strolled in Retiro Park and was blown away with this building. Took great pictures with family by the fountain and inside the crystal palace. Gracias

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Almost got homesick, but, knew its Madrid, must be beautiful during the Spring, Summer and Fall. I will someday visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a beautiful and very unusual place to visit. The palace made of glass it's really something special. Really enjoyed it. You can also have a nice walk in the park.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Impressive crystal structure in Retiro Park which is well worth a look at, I can imagine a concert in here would be magical.

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