Retiro Park: Curiosities and AnecdotesSKU: 32080
Description of Retiro Park: Curiosities and AnecdotesIn 1630, the Count-Duke of Olivares gave to the King Felipe IV a large piece of land next to the church of Jerónimos. There, the king built a palace surrounded by magnificent gardens and a recreational area for the monarchy. Here is where the history of the Retiro Park begins.
This park has been remodeled several times by the Bourbons House, up to nowadays. This wonderful area contains a large pond, a Crystal Palace, a path for carriages, a flower bed and a Monument of the Fallen Angel, among others.
Would you like to know all the curiosities and anecdotes of the hidden spots of this park? Did you know that a tree announced the attack on Alfonso XIII on the date of his wedding? Or that there are some trees with magic connotations that have been used for rituals? Would you like to know about the hidden treasure from the 17th Century? And, did you know that the monument of the fallen angel is 666 meters above sea level? Or, what about the goblin in the park? Discover all those curiosities and much more with this special guided tour.
Enjoy a different guided route in Retiro Park and get ready to learn about all the legends, mysteries, curiosities and anecdotes of the park!