The Gardens of Pablo Sorozábal are located in Calle Príncipe de Vergara in front of the National Music Auditorium and next to the Cruz del Rayo Neighbourhood. A secluded space that was inaugurated in 2015 and offers a tranquil setting in the centre of the city.
Dedicated to the composer Pablo Sorozábal, these gardens are home to the Chess Park, an installation consisting of a giant board with the 32 chess figures and six large sculptures representing the figures of the king, queen, pawn, rook, knight and bishop. A set of sculptures by Gustavo Herrera, made of polymethylmethacrylate, steel and silicone which, as a special feature at night, is illuminated with LED lights.
The space is completed with a garden area and benches surrounded by maple, cypress and red plum trees. The park has a bronze bust of the composer who lends his name to the gardens. It also offers the possibility of enjoying a lively outdoor café.
Fill out and process the form for an Announced action (in spanish only) or a Permit for occupation of the public thoroughfare (in spanish only). For more information on these permits and how to process them, please consult the webpage “How to film in Madrid?”.
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