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San Lorenzo de El Escorial


Park and garden of the Casita del Príncipe (Prince's House)


Contact details

Avenida de los Reyes Católicos s/n
28280  San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid  (Madrid)
infoescorial@patrimonionacional.es
http://www.patrimonionacional.es/Home/Palacios-Reales/Real-Sitio-de-San-Lorenzo-del-Escorial.aspx
Tel.:+34 918905903
Tel.:+34 918905902
Fax.:+34 918907818

Location

Autonomous region:
Madrid

Province/Island:
Madrid

Madrid


Description

These treasures of Spanish architecture were created in 1774 by the architect Juan de Villanueva for the Prince of Asturias, the future King Charles IV. The gardens have a clean and elegant layout, and are divided into two sections. One of these sections is arranged in four separate parts and opens onto the rear façade. It is formed by squares of box hedges, cypress arches and a small waterfall. The enclosing walls are covered with roses, as well as some conifers and stately redwoods.

Practical information

Schedule

From Apr 01 to Sep 30
From Tuesday to Sunday
From 10:00 to 19:00

Closing days: Monday

From Oct 01 to Mar 31
From Tuesday to Sunday
From 10:00 to 18:00

Closing days: Monday

Prices

Admission free

Map


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