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El Huerto de las Monjas

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El Huerto de las Monjas
El Huerto de las Monjas

Time Out says

This is one of the most charming secret gardens in Madrid. The Huerto de las Mojas was once protected by the walls of a convent, whose nuns turned the space into a garden. You can get in through a passageway between modern buildings at No 7 on C/Sacramento. In 1972, the religious building was demolished in order to build flats, though fortunately the garden remained untouched. In the centre you can admire a small fountain featuring three bronze cherubs at the centre of the space. There's nothing quite so relaxing as sitting on a nearby bench and listening to the sound of the fountain’s water – peace and quiet in the middle of the city.  



Address: Sacramento, 7
Transport: La Latina (M: L5)
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat, Sun closed
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