Located near Madrid’s train station Atocha you can find a great place to spend sunny days and watch people, enjoy nature and even discover some cultural places. Palacio de Cristal and Palacio de Velázquez are outside locations in Retiro of Museo Reina Sofía, the museum of Modern Art in Madrid. There’s even a little lake where you can rent boats and float on the water while listening to the street musicians.
Retiro has a lot of different areas to discover, may it be a rose garden, a maze-like arrangement of bushes or the library included in the parc. The statue of the “Ángel Caído” is also quite famous. It’s also great to go running in this beautiful parc. On your way you’ll see parrots, young people longboarding or other people exercising. Retiro for me is a place to be happy and just to enjoy life!