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Royal Palace of Aranjuez

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Address: Plaza de Parejas, 28300 Aranjuez, Spain
Phone Number: +34 918 91 07 40
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Aranjuez Royal Palace Tour from Madrid

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Fabulous Royal Palace

This is a very special and vast Royal Palace. We both enjoyed the experience of seeing the various rooms. You go upstairs first and all the rooms open to the public are there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is a very special and vast Royal Palace. We both enjoyed the experience of seeing the various rooms. You go upstairs first and all the rooms open to the public are there. We were impressed with everything. The Arabic room is reminiscent of the Alhambra. We were also over whelmed by the room "made" of porcelain. It is in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Its like a small Versailles, but with surprises, like the porcelain room and the one with the ceiling imitating the Allambra, and made by the same arquitect that restored the palace in Granada. Very much worthed to see

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Mount Pleasant, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

You will be fairly convinced that you have taken the wrong train as you arrive at a tiny rail station pretty much the last stop. You will then walk down a long unremarkable street that will further convince you that you have made an error. Then, the Palace comes into view and you realize that you are standing on ground... More 

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Englishman on the Move
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Take the time to divert from the main highways and spend an afternoon/morning wandering the grounds of the palace and inside. Really worth it

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We stayed in Madrid for 5 days in June and had planned to visit a lot of sights. The Royal Palace of Aranjuez was not one of them - we accidentally discovered it online and since we had some free time we decided to go there as well. It's an absolutely incredible place - you can get there by train... More 

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Aranjuez, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Each room had a different theme of decoration, eg smoking room and porcelain room. But not an overall them.

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Competa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Being Monday it was closed to the public but we thoroughly enjoyed walking through the gardens. We shall be back soon to see the interior.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The palace looks lovely from the outside however it is closed on Mondays which I found disappointing as it was the only day I was in Aranjuez so I didn't get to see the inside. The palace gardens on the island in the river are worth a look.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

May be it is because we have visited many palacios in the last couple of months in both Spain and Portugal, we found it was not very impressive. It lacked explanations in many rooms. However, as we did not have to pay for it, we are happy we took the time to stop by.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

A lot more austere than the Royal Palace in Madrid, the Royal Palace of Aranjuez is still absolutely stunning. Suitably eye-catching and inspiring from outside, inside is a lot plainer than it's counterpart in Madrid. The porcelain room is a mimic of the porcelain room in Madrid and is equally as breathtaking. The room here that really took my breath... More 

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Address: Plaza de Parejas, 28300 Aranjuez, Spain
Phone Number: +34 918 91 07 40
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Aranjuez

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