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Tour of the Royal Botanical Gardens, Madrid - Events and festivals Madrid - © ViaFrance - C. Garton
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All year long

8 hectares of greenery in the heart of Madrid.

The "Real Madrid Botanico", the city's lush Botanical Gardens, are home to over 5,000 plant species. This garden was the brain-child of Ferdinand VI in 1755, but it was in 1781, under Charles III, that the garden was to take root on the Paseo del Prado.

The Botanical Gardens celebrated their 250th Anniversary in 2005 and a new terrace was built for the occasion by architect Pablo Carvajal and landscape-architect Fernando Caruncho. This area is known as the "laurel terrace", and has a fine view over the surrounding area.



Admission prices :
- Children up to 5 years : Free
- Full price : 4 €

Closed on 1 January and 25 December



Address
Royal Botanical Garden of Madrid
Plaza de Murillo, 2
28015 Madrid

Phone number
00 31 91 420 30 17

Fax
00 34 91 420 01 57

inforjb@rjb.csic.es

Website
http://www.rjb.csic.es

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