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Address: Calle Bailen, 28071 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: 34-914-548-800
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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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Beautiful Palace!

It was a beautiful palace to view. Paying 3 euros for the audio tour was great as we got a tablet and I could replay it for my daughter to hear. I didn't like that we couldn't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was a beautiful palace to view. Paying 3 euros for the audio tour was great as we got a tablet and I could replay it for my daughter to hear. I didn't like that we couldn't take pictures even without flash. It would have been amazing if we could.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was very impressed with their collection of artwork, arms and armor from the 1500 - 1800s. It was really amazing to see in person. My only complaint would be that they do not allow pictures inside the actual palace and I would have loved to have photos of the dressing room, dining room and throne room.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is well worth visiting for a half day and not expensive lots to see. The art gallery is also very good as well as the royal armoury

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Thank Faith g
Wiltshire
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Definitely worth visiting. We allowed two and a half hours which was enough to see what we wanted. Royal Armouries worth a visit as it is a hugely impressive collection. We pre booked our tickets online which certainly saved queueing even at the 10am opening time. Good value ticket currently available online on the Royal Palace website which includes entry... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is a well worth visit , but be careful not to choose a day that the King is holding a reception there . As it is closed to public then. You see it is still used for visiting dignitaries .The king holds banquets and cocktail parties there

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Thank jaynecleveley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Royal Palace is beatiful, of it make sense to visit it. You'll meet the Palace in the city historycal centre, Centro of Madrid, but you'll see the frontal part of the Palace. But in this case Mi advise is to go to visit the bottom part of the Palace. The Unknown part, with a wonderful Park. It's a long walk,... More 

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Thank Simocorsi
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is an amazing place that you must see when you come to Madrid. It is incredibly beautiful and very interesting. We recommend you to buy an audio tour (they give you a small pad where you can watch and listen to the videos about each room) this audio tour cost extra 3 euros and the cost of the entrance... More 

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Thank Anna G
St. Croix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful Tour. Amazing Rooms, Architecture and history. Get started early.as the crowds gather and crowd the narrow hallways.

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Thank BeerPig
Croydon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Palace was a lovely place to visit and reasonably priced. It was very interesting and would recommend a visit. My only criticism would be the staff, not very friendly or approachable.

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Thank Suzanne K
middle east
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Incredible tour of the palace with the English speaking tape. We got the tickets on-line where we chose the date and time. The guided tapes were a minor additional cost but were well worth it. They provided just the right amount of information for each room. Each room was different and had such a unique history. The ceilings were absolutely... More 

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