Parque del Oeste, Madrid

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Spanning an area of 87 hectares (215 acres), Parque del Oeste is home to a beautiful rose garden. Inhaling the scent of the roses, it is difficult to imagine that this was once the site of a landfill. Thanks to Alberto Aquilera, a 20th-century mayor of Madrid, the public can now enjoy these landscaped grounds and pathways. The park houses the Temple of Debod, a gift from the people of Egypt to the people of Spain, reconstructed in the park in 1968 and rising ephemerally from a pool of water. Other monuments are scattered throughout the area, complementing the harmony of the landscaping.  Arrange to visit Parque del Oeste and other attractions in Madrid using our Madrid travel route planning website .
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  • This monument is popular with visitors, long lines that are arranged. Everyone around you have a beautiful view of the monument, so you don't necessarily have to go inside.
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  • Well, find an Egyptian Temple in Madrid is surprising to anyone, but is a gift to be able to count with the here. Located in the Paseo de Rosales, next to the plaza of Spain in the interior of the Park and with views to the House of field and area west of Madrid from a great perspective for the difference in height is great. The visit to the temple is worthwhile, but in addition, they can be made from a spectacular photos, and more if the evening takes advantage.
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  • Beautiful park in the center of Madrid, has the Temple of Debod, the lookout and much green grass area to rest or relax. Highly recommended.
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  • Love all the parks in Spain. Always shade and breezes. Enjoy and wander my friends.
  • Amazing place. Visited during the day to take in the views and shelter within the trees from the sun, then returned in the evening to watch a stunning sunset.
  • Lovely rose garden with walks under shade as well as full sun. Relaxing place and easy to find.
  • A nice public park. We spent over an hour here.
  • amazing afternoon picnic with friends... it still summer in madrid

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