The Jardines de Monforte (Gardens of Monforte), are home to many marble statues, ponds, and fountains which create a beautiful neoclassical landscape. There are two areas: the French style hedges, Parterre Viejo (Old Garden), and the Romantic style Parterre Nuevo (New Garden), with high trees. After the garden’s creator passed away, the Marquis de San Juan, the gardens were passed on to the Monforte family who enhanced them into the gardens which you see today. The gardens are small, but well-maintained. In order to enter, you have to pass through the small palace called the “Pabellón de Recreo". Bring a book and relax, or simply take a stroll; it will be a pleasurable moment of tranquility away from the bustle of the city.
Al Pomodoro is a restaurant completely at harmony with the zeitgeist of Madrid. The fare here is... Read more