A highly impressive garden which is divided into seven major outdoor sections and five greenhouses which allow the cultivation of species which are not suited to Madrid's Continental Mediterranean climate.
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I came here as the day was cooling off for an hour or so having been here some years ago. To be honest there is little to see at the moment and it is not brilliantly looked after. It is far too dry and dusty....More
I was there in July so there were practically no flowers, just some agricultural things and trees, didn't enjoy it at all, specially for the 4 euro price while near the telepherique station there is a big rose garden where you can find all the...More
We saw this garden on the way to the Prado and my son age 17 really wanted to go inside. The gardens are arranged by type of plants,eg medicinal etc. there is a greenhouse with desert flora, rainforest plants.. We went at the beginning of...More
Perhaps July is not a good time to visit, but most of the outside gardens were very poor - the rose gardens especially looked as if there had been some kind of blight. The greenhouses were interesting and contained good information about the plants contained...More
An interesting visit. Not expensive and, as ever, take your ID if you're a student, over 65 for half price. The greenhouse is especially fascinating with three 'phases' of tropical planting. The gardens are also interesting and it's well worth a stroll round but don't...More
Entrance fee is normally 4euro, but reduced to 2euro for a group. A family of 5 asked us and 2 other couples to join them to make up numbers for a reduction and save them some money. The gardens are nice but I've seen better...More
This is a beautiful and spacious garden. Very well maintained with lots of plants, tree's flowers to watch. Such a nice place to walk out of all the crowd and enjoy the natural rest of the park.
Before visiting, I assumed Madrid was a hotter arid place. While I am sure irrigation and sprinkles help, I was shocked at how lush and wonderful its gardens are, the Paseo, Retiro, Campo and this may be the best of all. Where the others have...More