Parque del Buen Retiro


Date
1630s (initial development of land);1630-present (continuous alterations)
Description
The Buen Retiro Park began as a suburban villa with extensive gardens built in the 1630s. It now is the main public park of the city of Madrid.

Keywords: Jardines del Buen Retiro, Parque del Buen Retiro, Park of the Pleasant Retreat, El Retiro, Lungs of Madrid, Pond.
Style/Period
17th Century (1600 - 1699 CE)
Material
water