This park was designed as a place for strolling and resting. This is an ideal play area for children, with it’s spacious stretches of lawn, shady trees and sandy paths. With an area of around 100 hectares, this important green space is between the A Coruña road, the University City and the Moncloa area. The park was the initiative of the mayor of Madrid, Alberto Aguilera, in 1906, and landscaped by the artist Cecilio Rodríguez.
Metro: Moncloa, Plaza de España and Príncipe Pío
Recommended by Harriet Browning
Contact Details: Paseo Moret, 2, 28008 Madrid / www.esmadrid.com/informacion-turistica/parque-del-oeste
Stroll around “La Rosaleda” where some of the most gorgeous roses can be seen at an annual international rose contest held there. (Harriet Browning)