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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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Good day out

Good value at 11 euros plus extra 3 euros for audio tour. Plenty to see, very beautiful building. There is a good cafe upstairs, serving lots of typical Spanish dishes, where... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good value at 11 euros plus extra 3 euros for audio tour. Plenty to see, very beautiful building. There is a good cafe upstairs, serving lots of typical Spanish dishes, where all the staff are eating. We found it very good.

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Iasi, Romania
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is nice to be visited and it is very big and a very nice place to walk, near to the center of the city, you need to pay a ticket to visit the palace

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are visiting Madrid, this is a must see. Very impressive palace, fully furnished and incredible artwork The audio guide is a must have and provides lots of detail about each of the rooms. Many different styles.

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West Hartford, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Unbelievable craftsmanship in the metal work, ceramics, and paintings here. Huge chandeliers, highly decorated rooms, and lots of history. No one lives here anymore though there are 3,000 rooms. You can visit 300 of the rooms.

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great way to spend the afternoon in Madrid. The palace is part museum and part working order, so you are restricted on where you can go. All of the areas are full of the history of the royal family and the history of the city. A must see. We got there around 11am, and had to wait... More 

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Launceston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had seen palaces in Saint Petersburg which were one of the best when it came to grandeur! After this we visited many other palaces ( Swedish, King of Monaco etc) and found them little underwhelming compared to Saint Petersburg (particularly the hermitage museum which includes very elegant royal winter palace! ) Hence we were little less enthusiastic about visiting... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited on a Friday at 4p. Line was not too long. I was told there was no English guided tour, just audio guide. I opted to just use my R. Steve tour guide which was sufficient. There were some really neato rooms in the palace. I think the "porcelain" room was my favorite. The walls are literally covered with... More 

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Paphos, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were lucky enough to arrive as the Cameroon president was arriving to visit the royal family. Full state gala with Royal carriages and procession. Absolutely amazing. The palace is a spectacular building along the the adjacent cathedral and well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Take the time to see the palace. Reminded me of Versailles. Have good walking shoes, to cover the cathedral facing the palace.

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

All of it is spectacular. The furniture, decor and artwork not to be missed. I suggest purchasing the audio guide As it does provide so much information That would be sad to miss out on.

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