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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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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

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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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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Los Alcazares, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The palace was worth the visit - security is for our benefit as well as that of the palace. All of the fountains bar one undergoing restoration were working. The gardens were extensive and given their size, as well looked after as you could expect, particularly as entrance to all of them were free. The little train ride around just... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Wow, I almost passed on going back to Aranjuez when I read some of the previous reviews. I had first visited 40 years ago and have always wanted to go back and I´m so glad that I did. I simply cannot explain the negative posts complaining about this place. It is beautiful and worth the visit. I know that Aranjuez... More 

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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The Royal Palace of Aranjuez is a residence of the King of Spain, and located in the town of Aranjuez, and so it is open to be visited by the public as one of the Spanish Royal Sites. The palace was completed during the mid-18th century. The huge gardens, built to relieve its royal residents from the dust and drought... More 

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Address: 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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