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  Parque del Buen Retiro in Madrid by Europe-Cities
Parque del Buen Retiro in Madrid by Europe-Cities
The Parque del Buen Retiro is located behind the Prado Museum in Madrid.
Retiro was opened to the public under a state decree of 1868.
www.europe-cities.com /madrid/sightseeing/retiro.aspx   (667 words)

  
 Madrid, 2004
In the 17th Century the Parque del (Buen) Retiro was the privat park of the Royal Family; in 1869 it was opened to the public.
Near the park is the Paseo Del Prado and of course the Prado Museum.
This is the Plaza Cánovas del Castillo, on the Paseo del Prado.
www.ruudleeuw.com /trv-madrid04.htm   (1888 words)

  
 Parque del Retiro, Madrid
Retiro stands for retreat, hence the name of the park and palace.
The other surviving building is the Casón del Buen Retiro, a museum with a collection of 19th and 20th century paintings, including works by Joaquín Sorolla.
The Retiro Park is located east of the city center, not far from the Prado Museum.
www.aviewoncities.com /madrid/parquedelretiro.htm   (468 words)

  
 Spanish Course Madrid - Learn Spanish in Madrid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Retiro Park was a royal park, but was openend to the public in 1868.
The other surviving building is the Casón del Buen Retiro, a museum with a collection of 19th and 20th century paintings.
Close to the northern entrance of the Parque del Retiro is a large artificial lake, the Estanque del Retiro.
www.acacias.org /learn_spanish_in_madrid_retiro.htm   (390 words)

  
 Retiro Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
(By comparison Central Park in New York City occupies about 340 hectares of land.) It originated as the gardens of the Palace of the Buen Retiro and was opened to the public by decree of the First Spanish Republic in 1868.
The Retiro includes the Rosaleda (a rose garden) and a boating lake, around which there is always a large variety of shows and street theatre during the weekends.
The Parque del Retiro was were Felipe IV's royal palace stood.
www.ctspanish.com /communities/madrid/photos/retro.htm   (190 words)

  
 The Parque del Buen Retiro, Madrid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Parque del Buen Retiro of Madrid, behind the Prado Museum, is a green lung in the very heart of the city.
The Madrid Book Fair, the Feria del Libro, is held here from the end of May to the beginning of June.
The Retiro once contained a porcelain factory which was so successful that the French destroyed it when they occupied Madrid in the Napoleonic Wars.
spainforvisitors.com /archive/blfiles/bl_retiro.htm   (508 words)

  
 Puerta del Sol, Madrid, Spain (Gateway of the Sun)
Visit the Pureta del Sol in the daytime and you will see a very busy, some what drab, plaza, that houses one of the main bus transfer stations of Madrid; But, return to the plaza at night and you will not be certain you are in the same place.
Those Puerta del Sol shops you did not even notice in the day light, now beckoning you with their large neon signs.
Long a hallmark of the Puerta del Sol, public outcry resulted when a few years ago the Pepe sign was removed.
www.travelinginspain.com /madrid/pureta_del_sol.htm   (448 words)

  
 Parque del buen retiro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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 Parque del Buen Retiro 2
Antes de irme, pedí su foto al lado del pescado, diciéndole que yo llamaría la foto «¡El pescado del día!» Pero eso se lo dije en inglés porque ella era experto de nuestra lengua: «The catch of the day» (Este modismo quiere decir "gran conquista del día").
Continuando alrededor del estanque, pude sacar esta foto (14.
Al fin de este sendero, les pedí direcciones al Museo del Prado a personas descansando en bancos en un paseo alto.
members.aol.com /pasatiempos/recorrido/retiro2.html   (763 words)

  
 Mausoleum of Alfonso XII, Parque del Buen Retiro, Madrid, Spain (Ricardo Velázquez Bosco)
Mausoleum of Alfonso XII, Parque del Buen Retiro, Madrid, Spain (Ricardo Velázquez Bosco)
Within the park is the Estanque del Retiro, a large artificial lake.
Next to the lake is the Mausoleum of Alfonso XII, featuring a semicircular collonade and a statue of Alfonso on horseback on a tall pedestal.
spain.archiseek.com /madrid/madrid/Parque_del_Retiro.html   (70 words)

  
 Hotel Hospes Madrid - Madrid - Spain, Facilities
Madrid is one of Spain's most popular destinations, and it’s well known for the quantity of cultural related attractions and monuments that the city has embraced.
Endowed by the Golden Triangle of Art, located along the Paseo del Prado and composed by 3 museums, Madrid is considered one of the top European destinations concerning art museums.
This nightlife, called la movida or la marcha and initially focused on the Plaza del Dos de Mayo, flourished after the death of Franco, especially during the 80s while Madrid's mayor Enrique Tierno Galván was in office.
www.jpmoser.com /hospes_madrid-a.html   (245 words)

  
 Retiro park in Madrid, Parque del Buen Retiro
Retiro park in Madrid, Parque del Buen Retiro
At one time the private gardens of royalty, today the Retiro Park is open to all with out charge.
The park is a very popular place, particularly on weekends when street entertainers and venders populate the west side of the lake.
www.travelinginspain.com /retrio_madrid.htm   (229 words)

  
 Marquette University | Study Abroad | About Madrid
The city is also known to be nocturnal, with the majority of restaurants, taperias, clubs, and music places open until early morning.
Other famous places to visit are Parque del Buen Retiro, the Plaza Mayor, la Puerta del Sol, and the Palacio Real, one of the most beautiful palaces in Europe.
Business and politics are conducted daily on a large scale in Madrid's various modern districts, but the old Madrid has by no means been overrun and its buildings are well-integrated into the city as a whole.
www.marquette.edu /abroad/where/about-madrid.shtml   (268 words)

  
 Parque de El Buen Retiro - Parque de El Buen Retiro (El Buen Retiro Park) (Spanish to English translation glossary) ...
Are there guidelines about translating the names of places in cities mentioned in a tourist guide - for example, "Parque de El Buen Retiro "...
The Parque del Buen Retiro (Park of the Pleasant Retreat) is a large and popular, 1.4 km² (350 acre) park in Madrid city center, not far from the Prado Museum.
El Buen Retiro was its original name, but hardly used nowadays.
www.proz.com /kudoz/1656870   (818 words)

  
 Parque del Buen Retiro - a Gardens Guide review
: Parque del Buen Retiro, Parque del Buen Retiro, Madrid, Spain
: Once a renaissance garden and the centre of the Habsburg court in Spain, Buen Retiro has become a great public park.
The gardens were neglected after the death of Philip IV in 1665 but have been restored and changed on many occasions, notably after being opened to the public in 1767 and becoming the property of the municipality in 1868.
www.gardenvisit.com /ge/buenretiro.htm   (103 words)

  
 Parque del Buen Retiro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For the estate in Florida, see El Retiro (Lake Wales, Florida).
The Parque del Buen Retiro (Park of the Pleasant Retreat) is a large and popular, 1.4 km² (350 acre) park in Madrid city center, not far from the Prado Museum.
Parque del Buen Retiro - a Gardens Guide review
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Parque_del_Retiro   (284 words)

  
 Best Madrid Travel » Blog Archive » Parque del Buen Retiro (Retiro Park)
El parque del buen retiro is a very large and lovely park.
Place for relaxation, outdoor culture activities and one of the green lung of the center of Madrid.
The park is also host to some art exhibitions and also home to the Crystal Palace which looks like a large green house..
www.bestmadridtravel.com /parque-del-buen-retiro-retiro-park.htm   (169 words)

  
 Parque del buen retiro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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 Lonely Planet
With a triad of truly great art museums that includes the Museo del Prado, and buildings like the Palacio Real that span the centuries, plus lively plazas, mighty boulevards and neighbourhoods brimming with character, Madrid has plenty of sights to keep the eyes, ears and mind occupied.
After a heavy round of the art galleries and city sights, a stroll in Madrid's loveliest public gardens is one of the best ways to end the day.
The strongest collections are the 17th- and 18th-century Spanish paintings on the first floor, featuring the likes of Velázquez, Goya and da Ribera.
www.expedia.co.uk /lonelyplanet/Madrid/artsandarchitecture.aspx   (740 words)

  
 Hotels in Madrid, Spain near Parque Del Buen Retiro.
PARQUE DEL BUEN RETIRO: A stroll in Madrid's loveliest public gardens is one of the best ways to end the day.
Situated in the Barrio de Salamanca district in Plaza de Colon close to the Paseo de la Castellana.
Situated In the heart of the Salamanca district on the corner of Ayala Street, close to the Plaza de Colon and the Paseo de la Castellana.
www.hotels-madrid.ws /location6-1.html   (313 words)

  
 Cristina and Scott's Wedding
The Nuptial Mass will be held at the beautiful Iglesia de San Jerónimo, located in the center of downtown Madrid (right between the Museo del Prado and the Parque del Buen Retiro, see map below!) and not far from all hotels.
Scroll down the 'main drag' marked in yellow (this is the Castellana) almost until the bottom where the road bends considerably.
You will see a large patch of green flanking the right side, that is the Retiro park.
mywebpages.comcast.net /cookeandegge/ceremony.html   (238 words)

  
 Parque del Retiro, recorrido virtual   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
En toda la extensión del real sitio, por el frente y derecho de sus entradas, se corren los inmensos paseos, bosques y jardines, que son uno de los desahogos favoritos de la población de Madrid.
El estanque grande que se halla en medio del real sitio, tiene de largo 1,006 pies y de ancho 443, ó sea una planicie de 10½ fanegas de tierra, equivaliendo su superficie a unas tres y tercia veces de la de la plaza mayor.
Es la única estatua del mundo dedicada al diablo y está en pleno Parque de El Retiro.
www.parquedelretiro.com   (335 words)

  
 Spanish Language Exercises - Instructor-Check - Algunas palabras positivas y negativas
This is a picture of the Palacio de Cristal, in the Parque del Buen Retiro, the most popular public park in Madrid.
Answer the questions with words from the table below.
Piensa ahora en tus paseos por el parque y forma oraciones con estas palabras:
mld.ursinus.edu /~jarana/Ejercicios/instructors/some.html   (71 words)

  
 GRANADA ITINERARY
- Afternoon and Evening: free - rest and explore Parque del Buen Retiro.
Departure to Toledo at 8:30 am (visit to the Cathedral, the Sinagoga de Santa María la Blanca, la Iglesia de Santo Tomé, the sword factory: Time off for lunch, in the afternoon possible visit to Consuegra and the windmills in don Quijote country)
THURSDAY - Día Del Corpus : University Classes Cancelled for two day City Holiday: Go out to the feria, watch the Corpus Crisiti Procession, see a Bull Fight:
www.udel.edu /fllt/faculty/dejong/Granada01JItinerary.html   (591 words)

  
 Megan's Gallery :: Madrid ~03/05
We took a bus south to see Toledo, the historic capital of Soain.
Museo del Prado y Parque del Buen Retiro
Our charette, the tunnel tour, and evening events.
www.saffitz.com /megan/Mike   (64 words)

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