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Palacio Real de La Magdalena

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Address: Avenida de la Magdalena, s/n, 39005 Santander, Spain
Phone Number: +34 942 203 084
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Beautiful building

Lovely building you can see from the main road. Missed a tour which as a pity as its a beautiful building

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Grangemouth, Scotland
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Grangemouth, Scotland
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely building you can see from the main road. Missed a tour which as a pity as its a beautiful building

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Cairo, Egypt
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

The palace is relatively small compared to other Royal Palaces in Spain. Guided tours are available at a reasonable price of EUR3.00, and last for around 45 minutes. The Guided Tours are conducted only in Spanish. The island around the palace is magnificent. You have attractive views, and you can see Bahia de Santander across the water. Don't lose the... More 

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perth scotland
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130 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

This appears to be a very nice place to visit, as the gardens and animals are set in a lovely ares. However if (as we did) you visit an a saturday, there were at least 2 weddings being conducted in the palace. This meant that parts of the palace were closed, and there were no English guides available that day.... More 

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Fredericktown, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Encompassed the whole of Peninsula La Magdalena during one afternoon's walk. Beautiful scenery, fun to watch the para-surfers, interesting visit to the Dock of the Caravels (complete with tongue-in-cheek interpretations).

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Falkirk, Scotland
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

What a beautiful area to visit. Superb views over sardinero, lovely greenery, interesting. Lovely park for kids.

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Thank FrauBell60
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Took the train ride around the park, which lasted about 10 minutes. There was not much to see apart from the outside of the building . there was a little closed off area with a few animals in it but apart from that the tour was very disappointing and I would not recommend it.

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

I visited here for a conference. It was ok, not entirely conducive. However the views and the scenery around were beautiful.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Very nice grounds and in a great location in between 2 fantasic beaches. Small train will take you a loop around the palace for a small fee. Must see in Santander.

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Crieff, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

The walk to the palace is lovely with stunning views. We had been advised that the guided tour of the palace was conducted in Spanish only - we went anyway just to see it inside - but an attraction of this size would surely benefit from having English speaking guides or just printed cards for us non-Spanish speakers?

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Ostend, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

On the way to the castle you have several small attractions like animals. Once at the top you have a beautiful view of Santander, breathtaking. Definitely worth a visit.

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