OT: Madrid Off the Beaten Path – Juan Carlos I Park


Juan Carlos I Park is the main municipal park. It was inaugurated on the occasion of “Madrid Capital of Culture” in 1992. His name is in honour to Juan Carlos I (King of Spain). With the Park was recovered a highly degraded area, respecting an existing olive trees. It occupies an extension of 160 hectares and has a lake of 30,000 m2, a river of 1,900 m. to length, 13,000 m. of walks, 21 hectares of olive groves, 19 outdoor modern sculptures, a garden called the Three Cultures (“Tres Culturas“), and an auditorium. (Source: Madrid Tourist Information)

Some of the pictures I took this morning.

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