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Address: Calle Bailen, 28071 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 914 54 88 00
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Luxurious, over-the-top rococo palace with over 2,000 opulently gilded...

Luxurious, over-the-top rococo palace with over 2,000 opulently gilded rooms.

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If one is into royalty and their past indulgence of luxury, this is the place. Mainly residence to past kings, it glitters in sumptuousness. A couple of hours would be enough to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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San Diego, California
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If one is into royalty and their past indulgence of luxury, this is the place. Mainly residence to past kings, it glitters in sumptuousness. A couple of hours would be enough to go through; don't forget the Armory.

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Suva, Fiji
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Got to see it from outside only as it was closed for some events.. still magnificent . The cathedral beside it was as amazing

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Thank radz5789
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautifully kept palace grounds, we did not go inside. We did notice the vendors with their wares spread out on tarps; when the policia neared all of them pulled up and ran. It looked like they had one rope connected to all corners and it came up in one jerk! Anyway, it is wonderful to see old buildings preserved so... More 

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Limassol District, Cyprus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A wonderful palace that worth's visiting while exploring Madrid. Many rooms of the palace are open for the public and the most astonishing is the dinning room, the throne room and the Stradivarius room which exhibits 4 masterpieces of Antonio Stradivari. The ticket is 11 euro per adult and can also rend a guiding tablet to assist you.Especially in cold... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice visit. The palace is beautiful and you get to see many rooms inside the Palace. Great for all ages. The Palace store is very cute too

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Thank tjcfs
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Of all the attractions in Madrid (yes, including the Prado), this was my favorite. The Palace of Madrid is extravagant, elegant, and yet in a strange way, very inviting. I haven't had my chances to use a palace that is still actively in use, so there was something very special about seeing such a magnificent place that is still being... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Today I went to the palace & it happened to be whilst a very large Changing of the Guard event was occurring. My tour guide had never seen such a large one, from the band to the soldiers to the mounted horses and police it was a sight to behold! 3,400 rooms in a palace is quite something. The east... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Unfortunately when I visit the palace I only could visit outside because there was an event and the palace was closed to the public. Make sure if there is anything going on at the palace before planning your visit, it's quite common having events inside the palace, so they close it.

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Thank Walter S
UK
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I absolutely hated this place. I like palaces and enjoy seeing how the other half lives. But to charge upwards of 10 euros per person and not let people take photos is just wrong! I don't recommend it. The Spanish monarchy was not unified until the 16th century so there's really not that much to see - and the attitude... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our favorite sight in Madrid. The exceptional audio/visual tablet guide was superb, and made our self guided tour both easy and very informative. Getting a glimpse into the lives of the rulers of Spain in this well preserved treasure, especially given the turmoil the country has been through, was a rare treat. A nice surprise was the quality... More 

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