El Capricho Park in Madrid is a garden of 14 hectares that is located in the north-west of the capital in the Barajas area.

El Capricho of Madrid is one of the most beautiful parks in the city according to those who walk through it. In this park, you can visit the Capricho Square, the pond, the palace and some beautiful fountains. Since 1985, the Capricho Park has been declared “heritage of Cultural Interest”.

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This green space is very old: indeed it has been constructed between 1700 and 1800 on demand of the Osuna Duchesse so that among the parks in Madrid, it is the only one that belongs to Romanticism.

In the Capricho gardens, there is also a labyrinth made with bushes, a chapel and a big dancing hall. In the streams and ponds that go though the green space, you can see ducks and swans that make this place even more beautiful.

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How to go to the El Capricho Park? The exact address is: 27 Galeón Street. To reach the place various option are available: you can take the metro (El Capricho metro station, line 5) or the bus (line 101 or 105). The park is opened to everyone who would want to visit it between 9 a.m. and 6p.m. or 7 p.m. depending the season. During the summer, on Saturdays and Sundays, you can go to the Capricho Park until 9 p.m.

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