Cason del Buen Retiro

The remains of the palace of Felipe IV, Casón del Buen Retiro, now houses the Prado library. Visitors can enter and admire the huge main hall and the palace's former ballroom, whose ceiling is adorned with a beautiful fresco by Luca Giordano and whose walls are hung with canvases depicting historic events.

Useful information

Address:

calle Calle Alfonso XII, 28, 28014 Madrid

Opening hours

access by guided tour only, organised on some weekends (contact Prado museum: 902 107 077)

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