Le palais de cristal est une structure faite de verre et de métal, située dans le parc du Retiro à Madrid. Il a été construit en 1887 pour accueillir une exposition de la faune et de la flore des Philippines. Son architecte fut Ricardo Velázquez Bosco.
Le palais de cristal est construit sur un plan en croix grecque, il est constitué presque entièrement de verre avec une armature métallique. Sa base est en brique ornée de céramiques. Sa coupole mesure 22 mètres de haut, elle est influencée par les constructions de Joseph Paxton, l'architecte du Crystal Palace.
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|Mardi||10:00 AM – 10:00 PM|
|Mercredi||10:00 AM – 10:00 PM|
|Jeudi||10:00 AM – 10:00 PM|
|Vendredi||10:00 AM – 10:00 PM|
|Samedi||10:00 AM – 10:00 PM|
|Dimanche||10:00 AM – 10:00 PM|
maggie baruch | mai 17, 2018
Currently closed for renovations but still worth the visit to see the impressive Cristal palace and all the scenery around it. It looks like something straight out of a romantic fairy tale. Bring your best camera! Worth walking around as well to see the little bridges over rivers and some ducks etc. Definitely take the short walk to the man-made lake where you can rent a paddle boat. Gave four stars simply because it was a pity we could not see the inside. hope this was helpful.
Tommy Nguyen | juin 22, 2018
Cool glass building. There wasn't an art exhibit when we were there, but it was interesting to see it empty. The pond outside is also very nice. There were many turtles floating and swimming in it, and a couple of black swans as well. There were even some turtles chilling on a little platform outside of the water to get heat from the sun. Overall, very nice.
Calin Alexander | avr. 1, 2018
Beautiful, quiet, relaxing, and serene place. There is a guard at the entrance who makes sure all the patrons keep quiet which is very welcome. The gardens and pond around the castle have a beautiful assortment of wildlife and walking paths. Turtles are plentiful along with huge ducks and birds. Inside the castle they have cute rocking chairs with books tied to them each containing an assortment of popular stories in multiple languages. On a sunny day this is a perfect place to find inner peace.
Bruce Scott | juin 20, 2018
An incredible iron and glass structure/facility that sits within Retiro Park. One of the largest structures of its kind you can walk around a view the iron work along with amazing time work. Often there are exhibitions of various sorts within. Ponds and gardens surround the structure providing an excellent setting to relax.. picnic.
Tania T. | mai 27, 2018
Beautiful historic building in the middle of Retiro Park, now used as an exhibition venue for large scale sculptural work and installations. It’s a challenging space that pushes contemporary artists to make their best work. The exhibits never cease to amaze. Associated with Reina Sofia Museum.
jesse rodriguez | juil. 17, 2018
Good place to visit. It’s free to get in. There is a bathroom downstairs. It is actually not that hot inside palace. They have windows open. Lots of great photos taken.
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