Cascada Parque El Retiro
A small waterfall within the confines of Buen Retiro Park.
A botanic garden on the southern flank of the Prado Museum. For whatever reason at the time, it was closed.
Puerta de Alcala
Impressive archway entrance on the northwestern corner of the park.
La rosaleda del retiro
The park contains a rose garden as well. However since it was only early May, no roses were really in bloom yet.
A public library house on the eastern side of the park's grounds.
One of several statues that dominate the Buen Retiro Park.
Monumento a Martínez Campos is one of several monuments in the park.
White facaded church sandwiched between the Prado Museum and the park. Impossible to miss the beautiful detail of this church!
Fuente de los Galápagos
The Galapagos fountain on the northwest corner of the large lagoon. Just one of many such fountains throughout the park.
This portion of the park has some oddly trimmed bushes and trees that look like "stone" trees.
This glass palace is modeled after the one in London and was housing a temporary art exhibit at the time.
District where Madrid's Buen Retiro Park is located in. It's near the center of town and impossible to miss.
This lagoon is dominated by the site of Alfonso XII's monument on the eastern side of the lagoon.
A statue of Goya himself on the northern entrance to the Prado Museum.