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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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Worth the trip to see this palace

It is worth the trip from Madrid to see this palace and the surrounding gardens. The furnture, paintings, rugs, curtains are in excellent condition. I recommend to visit this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

It is worth the trip from Madrid to see this palace and the surrounding gardens. The furnture, paintings, rugs, curtains are in excellent condition. I recommend to visit this palace more than the Alhambra in Granada.

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Alicante Province, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

A must see. All rooms filled with furniture, rugs and paintings etc. Security is high and no photos are allowed but I would recommend this palace more than Alambra Palace in Granada. Aranjuez is quite a refined lovely place to be or to live in.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Aranjuez is quite small, and if you want a traditional shopping experience, this isn't the place to go, it has a more local focus with some interesting shops. The palace is well worth a visit though. Some fantastic rooms with ornate carvings, tapestries, porcelain and the gardens are quite expansive. Kids go free so ended up being a reasonably cost... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The palace-the spring residence of the Kings of Spain in the 1800s- is worth the trip from Madrid (about half an hour on the local train service-and costs about 8 euros return). But in addition there are the palace gardens, the Jardins del Principe (Prince's Gardens) on the banks of the River Tagus. and a pretty square with plenty of... More 

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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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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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