Palacio de Cristal

Palacio de Cristal, "Crystal Palace" is a glass palace located in Madrid 's Buen Retiro Park. It was built in 1887 to exhibit flora and fauna from the Philippines. It is 22 m (72 ft) high and is currently used for art exhibits.. It was built within 4 months which is relatively quick for its era.

The Palacio de Cristal, in the shape of a Greek cross, is made almost entirely of glass set in an iron framework on a brick base, which is decorated with ceramics. Its domed roofs makes the structure over 22 metres high.

Source of description: wikipedia

This object belongs to Buen Retiro Park

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Architect definition of architect Ricardo Velázquez Bosco
Category definition of category palace
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Geographical coordinates 40.4135560, -3.6820560
Address Madrid, Parque del Retiro
Construction dates - 1887
Area 0.07
Height 22.00

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