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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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Building pleasing exterior and unexpectedly large amount of light and emptiness inside.The exhibition can repair or complete ruin ustisak .

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Building pleasing exterior and unexpectedly large amount of light and emptiness inside.The exhibition can repair or complete ruin ustisak .

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am not sure why this is a big deal, it is impressive but not a must see. Right in the middle of Retiro Park next to a beautiful lake which has a surprising number of terrapins . On a very hot day there is no respite from the heat when entering as the glass just makes it hotter.

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Horten, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lot of people smiling. Small restaurants. Flowers. Very structured park. Big fish in the water. Do not know what type. Possible to rent small boats. We enjoyed this park and buildings!

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Carlsbad, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Palacio de Cristal is really pretty, but that's about it. It's just a photo opp in Retiro Park. You can rest up there and look at the little lake out front, take pics, and go inside. When we were there there was a strange installation from Reina Sofia. I wouldn't go out of my to see this, but if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very pretty building in the park. Also enjoyed the turtles in the lake by stops just outside building.

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Niteroi, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's a cute place, although I imagined it was a little bigger. Don't miss it if you go to Parque del Retiro

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Huntington Woods, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Palacio de Cristal is one of those special places that you can go back to over and over, year after year and it feels new and different every time. The quality of light in the building and the surrounding grounds is magical. I have been there many times over several decades and love it each time. It is worth... More 

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Iceland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Crystal Palace is a beautiful building in Retiro park and worth a visit! There are various installments there, so I would recommend going inside and taking a look (it´s free!)

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Granada, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A vast, beautifully restored 19th century (?) "Crystal Palace". When we were there, it was housing a couple of installation exhibitions, curated by the Reina Sofia. A wonderful place for large-scale art and a wonderful place itself in the stunnibg serring of the Retiro.

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Staffordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful building in such a beautiful park! We did make a special trip here on our last day and were glad we did; the building is really beautiful and is home to a few pieces of art. As you can imagine, it gets pretty hot in there, like a giant greenhouse but well worth the swelter to enjoy... More 

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