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Parque Del Retiro [slide]

Physical description:
1 slide: col
Type:
Projected media
Place:
Spain, Madrid Province, Madrid
Spain
Madrid
Date:
1960
Notes:
Slide lecture booklet - Slide # 49. Madrid became the capital of Spain in 1561 and is still situated on a flat dry plain in the provinence of Old Castile. It has a beautiful park, "El Retiro", which is the garden of a 17th century palace, with stately tree-lined avenues and lakeside grottoes. The rose gardens afford a riot of color throughout the spring and summer.
Topic:
Spring
People
Rose gardens
Spanish gardens
Roses, climbing
Standard
Flagstone
Urban parks
Children
Local number:
SP006001
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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