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Contact details

Plaza de Parejas s/n
28300  Aranjuez, Madrid  (Madrid)
www.patrimonionacional.es
Tel.:+34 918911344
Fax.:+34 918921532

Location

Autonomous region:
Madrid

Province/Island:
Madrid

Madrid


Description

The Prince’s Garden is the sole example of the "landscape style" in a royal Spanish garden. It was built by the Prince of Asturias, the future Charles IV over the period between 1772 and 1804. The signature on the first plan of the garden belongs to Pablo de Boutelou, although it is not known to what extent Juan de Villanueva participated in its design, as he was responsible for the architectural features. It has a relatively formal layout, with walkways arranged in an orthogonal pattern, enclosing various characteristic elements of the landscape designer’s repertoire: a pool with a Chinese pavilion, an artificial mound topped by a shrine, a mock tomb in the lake, a grotto, imitation ruins, etc.

Practical information

Schedule

From Oct 25 to Feb 28
From 08:00 to 18:30



From Mar 01 to Mar 15
From 08:00 to 19:00



From Mar 16 to Mar 30
From 08:00 to 19:30



From Mar 31 to Jun 15
From 08:00 to 20:30



From Jun 16 to Aug 15
From 08:00 to 21:30



From Aug 16 to Sep 30
From 08:00 to 20:30



From Oct 01 to Oct 26
From 08:00 to 19:30



Prices

Admission free

Accessibility

Disabled access

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