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Sabatini Gardens were built on the site of stables made by the famous Italian architect in 1930s. To honor his work on a major part of the palace, the gardens held his name. They were opened as a relaxing landscape for visitors by king Juan Carlos I in 1978. Sabatini gardens have a stunning background being located in front of northern facade of the palace. They show two symmetrical axes flanked by quadrants with trees and conifers.
At their intersection, you can see a small triton ponds. The colorful plants from maples, roses, cedars, magnolias, cypress… attract visitors to take souvenirs. It’s a perfect landscape to relax and enjoy the tones of serenity.
The lower terrace houses a peaceful rectangular pond surrounded by great stoneworks. Sculptures are spread all around the classical style gardens and represent mainly kings who lived in the palace. Marble works, divine fountain, colorful vegetation, Sabatini gardens are a paradisiac refuge in Madrid.