Casa de Campo Park.
Casa de Campo is a large park located on the right bank of the Manzanares River, west of Madrid. The total area of the park is 17.5 km². Many years ago Casa de Campo was a royal hunting area. Nowadays, this place of relaxation is popular not only with tourists, but also with Madrid residents. Here one can easily rent a boat, play tennis or swim in the pool. The southern part of the park is the location of the Parque Zoológico Zoo and the amusement park Parque de Atracciones . In summer, Casa de Campo frequently organizes various shows.
Castillo de los Mendoza is located in the small town of Manzanares el Real at the foot of a mountain range near Madrid. This is a picturesque, beautifully restored castle of the XV century that is a wonderful example of the Castilian style. There is a church of the XVI century near the castle. The whole territory of Castillo de los Mendoza is open to visitors. The rocky area around the castle, La Pedriza, is a very popular place for hiking.
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