Madrid: Real Jardín Botánico

Real Jardín Botánico, also known as the Royal Botanical Garden, is a famous botanical garden located in Madrid, Spain. It was founded in the 18th century by King Ferdinand VI and covers over 8 hectares of land near the famous Prado Museum. The garden houses over 5,000 different species of plants from around the world, including a large collection of exotic plants from Spain's former colonies in the Americas. The garden also has a large greenhouse complex that features a wide variety of tropical plants, a lake, fountains, and several outdoor sculptures. It is considered one of the most important botanical gardens in the world and is a popular tourist destination in Madrid.