The Retiro Pond (a large artificial lake)
The Monument of King Alfonso XII (a semicircular colonnade and an equestrian statue of the monarch)
The Rosaleda Garden
Fountain of the Falling Angel (1922, representing Lucifer falling from Heaven)
Palacio de Cristal (Built in 1887, today it’s used for temporary exhibitions)
The Palacio de Velazquez (1884)
The Cason del Buen Retiro (with a collection of 19th and 20th century paintings)
The Ejercito Museum (one of Spain’s foremost Army museums)
Campo Grande (andscape-style gardens)
The Paseo de la Argentina (popularly known as Paseo de las Estatuas, had some statues of kings from the Royal Palace,1750 to 1753)
Winter: 07:00 to 22:00 h. Summer: 07:00 to 24:00 h.
Transport connection: Metro Line 2 – Cuatro Caminos/Las Rosas: Retiro station.
- Madrid Tourist Attractions (kingwenceslas.co.uk)
- Retiro Park’s Sites And Sounds (traveliterature.wordpress.com)
- el parque del buen retiro! (photographytales.wordpress.com)