Set in the heart of the city, Real Jardin Botanico maintains 90,000 plants and flowers,1,500 trees and the largest herbarium in Spain. Began originally as Kind Ferdianand the IV’s private botanical garden for unique species from Spain’s colonies, the garden specializes in researching botany, so you’ll find the names of all the plants on the Terraze de la Escuelas Botanicas. For simple aesthetics, stop at La Terraza de los Cuadros, where you’ll find a large collection of ornamentals. To visit Real Jardin Botanico and get the most from your holiday in Madrid, create itinerary details personal to you using our Madrid road trip website .
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Real Jardin Botanico Reviews
As a horticulturist, I will admit that gardens attract me very quickly. This one does not disappoint. I loved the feeling of escape from the clouds of the Prado Museum next door. There is an... more »
By the amazing collection of Bonsai trees. Must have been about 50 of these trees between 60 and 100 years old. Otherwise the park and botanical glasshouse was grand for an hour but not worth going.... more »
This place gets 5 stars, solely for its amazing Bonsai tree collection. The best collection I've ever seen, with a wide variety of trees. Went in September and saw a few trees that had fully sized fruit on, I think it was pomegranate and maybe a pear? Really well designed section of the garden - it's right at the top so make sure to go. The rest of the park is good maybe 4/5 stars.
Loved it! Well I love botanical gardens in general but it's a very pleasant, chill way to see the flora and fauna, it does cost to get in but I think it was like 4€ and if you're a student with ID you can get a discount. Nice little break from a little tourist jaunt.
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