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Aug 6, 2019
“Fountain of Articoke”
Jan 7, 2019
“Another nice fountain”
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the standout landmark features of Retiro Park is Fuente De La Alcachofa ( Fountain Of The Artichoke ) adjacent to Estanque Grande Del Retiro. Its a beautiful fountain in the Baroque style of architecture and looks amazing, the significance of the design is...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed August 6, 2019

Fuente de la Alcachofa Madrid is one of many fountains in Parque del Retiro, and is located just west of Palacio de Velázquez. The name of the fountain and as much as I stared at the it, I can't figure our the reference to the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

Another fountain in the park which is well worth seeing. This one is close to the lake and is usually crowded.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pauly-101
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

One of many lovely sights in the fabulous Retiro Park. The Fountain of the Artichoke was created in 1776 and was moved to Retiro Park in 1880. It’s a pretty fountain and is located at a central intersection of paths near the southwest corner of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 31HomeGames
Reviewed August 23, 2018

The Fuente de la Alcachofa is a nice spot for pictures while in Retiro Park. It is on one of the main paths so easy to find.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank BruceR_2832
Reviewed August 10, 2018

This is one of the many fountains inside Retiro Park. When I was there in June, there wasn’t any water at all. As such, the fountain lost its appeal and charm.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed July 19, 2018

This fountain is at the South end of the main drag in the park and was surrounded by beautiful flowers when we visited.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed December 1, 2017

Fuente de la Alcachofa Madrid is another good fountain that the Spanish are expert at producing. This time in the Retiro park so the best place to have a good look and enjoy.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed February 14, 2017

The only reason I noticed this 1781 Baroque fountain in Buen Retiro Park was because it stood in my way and I had to detour to the left. After two days of walking around Madrid and looking at many magnificent monuments, statues, fountains and buildings,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Rumples
Reviewed November 26, 2015

This is only one, of the many and numerous lovely water features throughout Madrid. The Fuente de la Alcachofa is located at the northern end of Buen Retiro Park and is one of the many attractions you will find within this huge area. The park...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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