Royal Botanic Garden, Madrid
Set in the heart of the city, Royal Botanic Garden maintains 90,000 plants and flowers,1,500 trees and the largest herbarium in Spain. Began originally as Kind Ferdianand the IV’s private botanical garden for unique species from Spain’s colonies, the garden specializes in researching botany, so you’ll find the names of all the plants on the Terraze de la Escuelas Botanicas. For simple aesthetics, stop at La Terraza de los Cuadros, where you’ll find a large collection of ornamentals. To visit Royal Botanic Garden and get the most from your holiday in Madrid, create itinerary details personal to you using our Madrid road trip website .
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After a long day at Retiro Park we finished off by dropping in here. The entrance was only 2.50 Euros for seniors. Apart from the vegetable garden with it's interesting vegetable, there wasn't an awfu... more »
Il giardino botanico si trova di fianco al prado sulla via che porta al reina Sofia e alla stazione di atocha. L’ingresso costa 6€ per gli adulti e 4€ per gli studenti under 26. Purtroppo io l’ho visi... more »The Botanical Garden is located adjacent to the prado on the path leading to the reina Sofia and the atocha station. Entrance fee is €6 for adults and €4 for students under 26. Unfortunately I have visited in the fall during a rainy day and didn't make much but struck me particularly bonsai exhibition. Recommended visit.
Visiting during March leaves you with a barely there garden, just waking up. The greenhouse, however, is worth the trip entirely. I would've sat in the jungle there for hours. There's also a desert area. It was breathtaking and I can only imagine how the garden would be in full bloom
If you like plants then this would be your place to go however we went in March and naturally there wasn't much to see. It would be lovely in full bloom though and at only 4 euros it makes a nice break from a busy Madrid
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