Madrid: Buen Retiro Park 1.5-Hour Guided Walking Tour

Madrid: Buen Retiro Park 1.5-Hour Guided Walking Tour

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Key Details
Duration
100 minutes
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Live Guide
Spanish, German

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What You'll Do
  • Explore the most beautiful side of Buen Retiro Park in Madrid
  • Learn more about the history of the city park
  • Discover the best places for fantastic photo opportunities
  • See the world’s only statue of the fallen angel Lucifer
Overview
Learn more about the history of Buen Retiro Park in Madrid on this 1.5-hour guided walking tour. Discover the architectural features of the gardens, listen to interesting anecdotes from your tour guide, and see many statues and monuments.
What to Expect
This tour takes you on a discovery of a large part of Buen Retiro Park in Madrid. You will meet at the statue of the writer Pio Baroja in front of the entrance “Puerta del Ángel Caído”. From there you will first visit the Forest of Remembrance, which was created in memory of the victims who lost their lives during the bombings of 11 March 2004.

Continue on to the world’s only statue of the fallen angel Lucifer (El Ángel Caído). You will then head down to the rose garden, which is a feast for the eyes, especially in May. Learn more about the Crystal Palace as well as the Velázquez Palace and stroll through the English and French-style gardens.

After visiting the gardens of Retiro, you will learn more about the fountains and sculptures in the park. Admire the monument to Spain’s former King Alfonso XII by the small lake. Your Madrid tour guide will show you the origins of the park, tell you about special events, and recall anecdotes about the history of Retiro. At the end of the tour you will see the cultural center Casa de Vacas and the Puerta de Alcalá.
What's Included
  • Guided tour through Buen Retiro Park in German
What's Not Included
  • Entrance fee
  • Gratuities
Meeting Point

Meet at the statue of Pio Baroja, located in front of the entrance "Puerta del Ángel Caído", Buen Retiro Park. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
This tour is run by the only current supplier in the Spanish capital that provides daily tours in German. The guided tour of the park was designed by a landscape architect with a focus on the history of the park and its architectural features.

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