Parque del Buen Retiro (literally "Park of the Pleasant Retreat") is a very large area of land decicated to housing natural beauty and modern architecture. It took about half a day to see everything it had to offer, but it was well worth it for the wonderful scenery and fresh air.
Other photo sets in this country include:
Photo Set Information:
- Date Taken: September 2010
- Camera Used: Fuji Finepix S700
A street painter outside of Museo del Prado (the Prado Museum) close by to the entrance of Retiro Park.
Steps leading from Museo del Prado to Parque del Buen Retiro.
One of the many long trails at Parque del Buen Retiro.
A sculpture made of lawn chairs at the Crystal Palace in Retiro Park.
The Palacio de Cristal was an amazing glass structure within the park.
A statue of a boy in Retiro Park. I don't remember if it was supposed to be an angel, but I reckon it is.
Rowboats on Retiro Pond in the Parque del Buen Retiro.
Some interesting graffiti at the Retiro Metro station. Someone had also written "Nadie es ilegal" on one of the lights (translated to "nothing is illegal").