Discover everything about the Madrid’s Botanic Garden
Madrid’s Botanic Garden is an authentic oasis in the heart of the city. Located just a few metres from Museo del Prado and the Atocha station, it is one of those tourist places, pretty unknown that surprise those who come to visit it.
12 minutes walking is Hotel Quarto Puerta del Sol. Besides being located a few metres from the most iconic places in Madrid, in their rooms you’ll get perfect rest to recover energies for your Madrid’s getaway.
Visit Madrid’s Botanic Garden: its history
The Royal Botanic Garden of Madrid is from 1755, the year in which Fernando VI was ordered to create at Huerta de Migas Calientes, a closer space known at the moment as Puerta de Hierro. Little time after, in 1774, Carlos III decided to transfer it to its current location in Paseo del Prado, inaugurated in 1781 with the help of recognized architects Juan de Villanueva and Francesco Sabatini
What to do in Madrid’s Botanic Garden
The best you can do is get lost in those gardens for a couple of hours, appreciate the surrounding beauty, and enjoy a bucolic landscape like this one.
If you want, you can sign up for groups guided tours there are about different subjects as well as educative tours, a great idea if travelling with family. Take advantage of the occasion to go with the kids of the house to discover carnivorous plants o Bonsai’s collection, it will be an unforgettable experience.
Access and prices at Madrid’s Botanic Garden
From 10 am you can access this wonderful place. The access is at Plaza de Murillo, on the northeast side. You can also buy it online, you’ll find there a ticket office where to buy the ticket for €4 for all those older than 10 years old and with discounts for students, numerous families and older than 65 years old.
Besides visiting the most iconic places in the city, like Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, Parque el Retiro or las Letras neighborhood, staying at Hotel Quarto Puerta del Sol you can do different activities like a tour by the 20th century Madrid’s architecture or visit Madrid’s Botanic Garden, one of the best plans for this spring.