Trees in the Buen Retiro, Madrid

Trees in the Buen Retiro

The Parque del Buen Retiro (Retiro Park) has 15,000+ trees, including chestnuts, cedars, and the Ahuehuete (“Montezuma Cypress”). This is the oldest tree in the park (~A.D. 1630) and witnessed the Spanish War of Independence/Peninsular War.