Parque del Buen Retiro
Parque del Buen Retiro, Madrid
This lovely park located in the vicinity of the Puerta de Alcalá was commissioned by the Count-Duke of Olivares to Cosimo Lotti in 1630s. The park was opened to the public in 1767 and has then become the city's park, becoming the setting of numerous international exhibitions. Among the most noteworthy features you will find the Fountain of the Falling Angel which represents Lucifer and claims to be the only public monument to the devil, the Crystal Palace modeled after that of London, the Paseo de Argentina which contains statues of Spanish monarchs, and the Forrest of the Departed in memory of the victims of the attacks in Madrid on the 11 of March 2004.
Winter from 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Summer from 6:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.