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Royal Palace of Aranjuez

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Address: Plaza de Parejas, 28300 Aranjuez, Spain
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This is a wonderful place ... one of the best in Spain Opulent furnishings, very well presented . Soaked up atmosphere . One could go round and round again yearly. Associated... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful place ... one of the best in Spain Opulent furnishings, very well presented . Soaked up atmosphere . One could go round and round again yearly. Associated cafe ok Gardens attractive even in March ( not many tourists around).Do visit

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This was an average palace. The arabian study was the best room but of course it was stocked with security to make sure you didn't take photos. Keep your coat with you, its freezing inside the palace!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Well worth taking a train from Atocha and visiting this palace. A lot smaller than the capital's but still an amazing place, it has lots of different themed rooms and is like something out of fairytale. The surrounding gardens are also beautiful and there's also a river that you can walk along. Afterwards you can have lunch in any of... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We stop in Aranjuez by chance. It is worth while going and visiting the royal palace as well as the Casa del Labrador located few kilometres away in the attached gardens. The various rooms give a good idea on how life was for the kings; very impressive. Rooms (and related decor) in the Casa del Labrador are even more impressive... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I went to Aranjuez on the recommendation of a colleague from work, and was blown away by the palace and the gardens. It is so different from the Royal Palace in the centre of Madrid! For a start I did not have to wait in a long queue to get in, and the surroundings are stunning. In fact, the palace... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The sheer size of the place and a couple of the rooms are just amazing. The surrounding gardens and garden fountains are just a pleasure. Just up the road (short drive) is the Cortijo de San Isidro which is another Spanish Patrimonio well worth a visit (I went there several years ago).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My stop in Aranjuez was accidental - I didn't even know the palace was there. However I was glad to have had the chance to visit it. There were very few tourists there so the stroll through was very relaxed. With audioguide I spent about 1 hour. I enjoyed the Casa del Labrador (separate review) even more. Note - the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I didn't idea that is place was so wonderful until I visited. Near Madrid, 30 minutes by train at Atocha station. Was a nice one day trip because there there was coffee shops and typical spanish restaurants. Beautiful palace and small city!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This was a nice day trip for us, just to the end of the C-3 line from the Madrid Atocha Renfre station and a walk of about five hundred yards to the palace. Lots of "ooh" and "aah" moments in the palace. We missed the tour, not sure if they have an English tour. A great deal, five euros admission... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I was on my way to Consugra so this point of interest was a surprise, although I had visited the local winery recently and we passed this on the way. I had decided on my next trip to visit as it is impressive from the outside. I payed €13 for entrance and audio guide. I was there when it opened... More 

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