Juan Carlos I Park

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Juan Carlos I Park
Parque Juan Carlos I
Parque Juan Carlos I - panorama2.jpg
Coordinates 40°27′36″N 3°36′22″W / 40.46011°N 3.60605°W / 40.46011; -3.60605Coordinates: 40°27′36″N 3°36′22″W / 40.46011°N 3.60605°W / 40.46011; -3.60605
Area 160 ha (400 acres)
Created 1992 (1992)
Operated by City of Madrid

Juan Carlos I Park (Spanish: Parque Juan Carlos I) is the main municipal park in Madrid, Spain. The park was named after King Juan Carlos I.[1] The park has many modern sculptures.[2]

The architects and urban designers are Jose Luis Esteban Penelas and Emilio Esteras Martín.

The Music MetroRock festival is regularly held at the Juan Carlos park.[3]

Scultpures of Juan Carlos I Park[edit]

  • Fingering (Mario Irarrázaval, Chile, 1994)
  • Meetings (Mustafa Arruf, Spain, 1998)
  • Eolos (Paul van Hoeydonck, Belgium, 1992)
  • Space Mexico (Andres Casillas and Margarita Garcia Cornejo, Mexico, 1992)
  • Fisicromía to Madrid (Carlos Cruz Diez, Venezuela, 1992)
  • Tribute to Agustín Rodríguez Sahagún (Toshimitsu Imai, Japan, 1992)
  • Tribute to Galileo Galilei (Amadeo Gabino, Spain, 1992)
  • Tribute to the victims of the Holocaust (Samuel Nahon Bengio, Israel, 2007)
  • The songs of the Crossroads (Leopoldo Maler, Argentina, 1992)
  • Manolona Opus 397 (Miguel Berrocal, Spain, 1992)
  • Monument to Don Juan (Victor Ochoa, Spain, 1994)
  • Monument to Peace (Yolanda D'Augsburg, Brazil, 1992)
  • My Sky Hole / Madrid (Bukichi Inoue, Japan, 1992)
  • Blue Passage (Arghira Alexandru, Romania, 1992)
  • Walk between two trees (Jorge Castillo, Spain, 1995)
  • Untitled (Dani Karavan, Israel, 1992)
  • Untitled (José Miguel Utande, Spain, 1992)
  • Inner journey (Michael Warren, Ireland, 1992)
  • Beam (Jorge du Bon, Mexico, 1992)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Scolovsky, Jerome. "Spain's Royal Family Under Fire." National Public Radio. 10 October 2007. Retrieved on 12 March 2009.
  2. ^ "Juan Carlos I, un parque arquitectónico." El Mundo. 26 December 1998. Retrieved on 12 March 2009.
  3. ^ "METROROCK." El País. 23 June 2006. Retrieved on 12 March 2009.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Mandalay Bay
Fed Cup
Final Four venue

2001
Succeeded by
Palacio de Congresos de Maspalomas