Fodor's Expert Review Real Jardín Botánico

Retiro Garden/Arboretum

You don’t have to be a horticulturalist to appreciate the exotic plant collection here. Opened in 1781 and emblematic of the Age of Enlightenment, this lush Eden of bonsais, orchids, cacti, and more houses more than 5,000 species of living plants and trees in just 20 acres. Its dried specimens number over a million, and many were brought back from exploratory voyages to the New World.


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Pl. de Murillo 2
Madrid, Madrid  28014, Spain


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