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Plaza de Oriente

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Address: opposite Palacio Real, Madrid, Spain
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Good park across from the Royal Palace

This park is across from the Royal Palace. Many statues to see. Great park to relax in after you visit the Palace.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This park is across from the Royal Palace. Many statues to see. Great park to relax in after you visit the Palace.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This is a lovely location, opening up from walking past Opera to see the Palacio Real, and then you can turn right and walk on to see the Sabatini Gardens. That corner is a popular spot at the weekends for bridal couples having their photos taken.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Pretty gardens to one side and the Royal Place on the other. This broad street is wonderful to walk down and people watch.

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Madrid
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

One of the most beautiful areas in Madrid's center, very nice for a stroll or to spend relaxing moments on a bench enjoying the surrounding architecture.

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

The Plaza de Oriente is located across the street from the Palacio Real. The design of the plaza is very good. The street is lined with statues of Gothic kings. The monument to Felipe IV is very good with his equestrian statue.

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The gardens in this plaza are well worth a look but its the Opera House and the Palace that make it worth the visit. Manicured gardens, statues and fountains add to the opulence of the place. The palace itself is a grand building and the opera house behind it designed in the same way. A picturesque place to see and... More 

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Plaza de Oriente is an ornate square next to the Royal Palace of Madrid. Several buildings were demolished at the time in order for the square to be created. It is a very popular and attractive area. At the opposite side to the palace is the Teatro Real and to make the square complete there are monuments and statues of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Plaza is on the Hop on Hop off bus historical route. Well worth the stop to enjoy the plaza area and surroundings.

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

La Plaza de Oriente contains some rather picturesque gardens, which you can easily wander through en route to el Palacio Real or La Catedral Almudena.

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Delmar, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We visited Madrid and saw this stunning plaza which was by the Royal Palace. It was an expansive area and quite lovely to walk through. Very peaceful.

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