Palacio De Cristal, Madrid

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Palacio De Cristal originally served as a greenhouse for exotic plants, but now houses art exhibits sponsored by the Reina Sofia. Built entirely of iron and glass, it reaches 22 m (72 ft) at its highest. Watch ducks and geese swim in pond next to the structure and walk around the pond to get views of the palace from a distance. Bring a picnic and rest in the grass in the surrounding park. Put Palacio De Cristal at the forefront of your travel plans using our Madrid trip itinerary builder tool.
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  • It is closed until July 16 But you can walk around and enjoy the lake area All the retiro park is very nice Then I walked to retiro café galleria and loved the food  more »
  • On the late-February day of our visit to the Palacio de Cristal (Cristal Palace) , the venue was so packed with tourists that our group was unable to enter and see the Reina Sofia Museum's exhibit of....  more »
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  • It's a big attrium like structure with art installations inside it. It's a good place to chill. There is a small pond with a beautiful fountain in the center. There are lots of turtles and ducks. A cute hangout place. Definitely a place to visit when you are in Madrid
  • Very pretty and had an impressive temporary display of sculptures inside during our visit. Also, free to visit, which is nice. Requires a good stroll through the park to find it.
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