Statues and mythological sources, monumental and ornamental, leave your step walking through the streets of Madrid. We propose a route for the most tourist, known and famous.
The fountain of Neptune in the Plaza de Cánovas del Castillo, the Roman god of the seas. Sculpted in white marble, along with the Cibeles fountain, it is one of the most famous, regal and beautiful on the Paseo del Prado in Madrid.
Among the statues and mythological fountains of the Gardens of Aranjuez, -Hercules, Ceres, Venus, Bacchus or Neptune-, the XNUMXth century sculptural group of the Fountain of Apollo in the Garden of the Island, the Greek god of beauty, stands out.
The fountain of Cibeles in the Plaza de Cibeles, the goddess of the earth and fecundity, mother of the Greek gods. Next to Neptune's neoclassical fountain, it is one of the most beautiful and majestic in Madrid.
One of the most popular fountains in Madrid is the Nacimiento del Agua fountain in Plaza de España. Also called the Shells for the two bronze nymphs with jugs supported by shells.
One of the few monuments in the world dedicated to Lucifer and one of the most unique works of art. The XNUMXth century sculptural group, the Fuente del Ángel Caído, is located in the Retiro Park.
Next to one of the most representative symbols of Madrid, the Palacio de Cristal, the lake in front of its façade and the fountain form a delicate and elegant landscape of the most charming of the Retiro Park.
Don't miss the splendid views from the viewpoint and the spectacular sunset next to the fountain of the Egyptian Temple of Debod in Madrid and the gardens that surround it, next to Plaza de España.
The famous bronze fountain of the Child of the Thorn or of the Espinario or of the Harpies in the Garden of the Island of Aranjuez, represents an athlete in an attitude of removing a thorn stuck in his foot, surrounded by 4 columns of white marble and in the top, 4 harpies.
Throughout the centuries, the fountains, lakes, ponds and water, the vegetation and gardens, the design of the landscapes, have made the Retiro the Madrid oasis.
The Juan Carlos I Park in Campo de las Naciones houses thousands of plant species on its 160 hectares, a lake, an open-air auditorium, a collection of abstract sculptures and fountains where you can cool off in summer.
The funny common sparrows, one of the birds par excellence of the urban landscape of the streets of Madrid. These small and endearing birds also cool off in the fountains of Madrid's parks.
One of the stone fountains of La Rosaleda del Retiro. At the end of the Park Car Ride, the landscape and the color of the 4.000 rosebushes in spring is a fabulous spectacle.