The spring has begun, and as always the parks and gardens are radiant thanks to the beautiful colours provided by the flowers. As it is not possible to walk around at the moment, camera in hand, to immortalize the moment, we encourage you to do so virtually thanks to the initiative 'Vivir los parques'.
Although not all of them, it is now possible to see virtually some of the most beautiful parks in the capital without leaving home, and also to learn about their history and some curious facts about these emblematic green spaces.
Thanks to the initiative 'Vivir los parques', created in collaboration between the Asociación Española de Parques y Jardines Públicos (AEPJP) and the Madrid City Council, you can visit the Dehesa de la Villa, Quinta de los Molinos, Fuente del Berro, the gardens of Plaza de Oriente, Sabatini, El Capricho and Buen Retiro in 3D, using any device with Internet access.
After accessing the website you can quickly and intuitively search for the park in the search engine or directly on the map, and you will access to a complete file with information including general data, access, history, highlights within the own park, monuments, or details about its flora and fauna among other data. There will also be curiosities through its 'Sabías que' (Did you know) section, such as the fact that the Gardens of the Buen Retiro have a surface similar to London's Hyde Park to mention a few.
Of course, you will also have the option to virtually tour the park as we advanced you, through its '3D walk' section, so you can see the changes of spring and impressive 360º panoramic views.
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Image credits: Parque del Retiro. Greg Nunes - Unsplash