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 .
Real Jardin Botanico Reviews
I am a gardener and am familiar with plants. I do like to visit botanical gardens. This was a total waste of time and money. Occasional mislabeling of plants, many plants were not in good shape- some ... more »
If you were visiting the Prado Museum, passing by the nearby Real Jardin Botanico is very worthwhile. This is what we did. House to more than 5,000 species of plants and flowers, these gardens are jus... more »
Botanical gardens are the best!!! There was a big queue so we thought it will be crowded in there but it wasn’t because it’s so massive and people spread out. We spent around 2 hours there but I think you need more to really enjoy and to walk around the whole thing. It was beautiful, such an incredible oasis in the middle of the city!
This garden is particularly beautiful and peaceful. It is a great photo spot in the city that is less touristy. If you love greenery and plants, I would definitely recommend visiting this royal botanical garden!
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