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Famous Madrid Parks

By Joseph Fernandes Subscribe to RSS | December 29th 2011 | Views:

Madrid is a beautiful city with plenty of popular parks which are worth visiting. This article will give you a brief introduction about some of the popular parks in Madrid, Spain.

Jardin Botanico:

Jardin Botanico is a Botanical Garden and you can find the entrance to this garden through Glorieta de Murillo which is located right with the Prado Museum. There are many small gardens inside this big botanical garden where you can find a great variety of plants and trees of different species and all these species are gathered here from all around the world. You will find every plant and tree labeled with its species and Latin name.

Casa de Campo:

This park is known to be among the largest parks of the city as this covers an area of four hundred thousand acres. This big park is located along the right bank of the famous river Manzanares which flows from the West side of Madrid. There is an artificial lake as well in the park and you can hire a rowboat to take a trip of the lake. You can also enjoy tennis and swimming in the park.

Parque Del Retiro:

Madrid is known for Parque Del Retiro which was constructed by the order Of famous Felipe IV during the 17th century for the recreation of the royal family. This is a big park which covers an area of three hundred and fifty acres with thousands of trees and some historical monuments and a beautiful garden. There is a famous rose garden in the park which is lovely place to visit.

Old Town in Villajoyosa is full of historical monuments, bridges and walls which were constructed during the Roman era. The buildings in the old town are painted with exciting colours and majority of these buildings are located either on the side of Amadorio River or in front of the main beach. You can have a great time while along the narrow streets of the town, town hall and the beautiful central square which is situated in the front of Catholic Church designed in Gothic style. The town is also famous for the local hot chocolate drinks.

Parque Quinta Funte Del Berro:

This is a comparatively small park but interesting place to visit with number of zigzag roads, flower beds and fountains. You will surely love a walk along these crossed pathways with plenty of natural beauty all around.

Rosales & Parque de Oeste:

These two beautiful parks are located along the western bank of the Manzanares River. Parque de Oeste is also known as the West Park. These two parks are a best place for the visitors with families as you will find kids play ground here and lawns which are very spacious having tall trees and you can enjoy the scene under there shades. You can also visit the popular rose garden under the hill and this garden is famous for organizing the international rose show in spring season every year.

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