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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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Madrid Small-Group Walking Tour Including Skip-the-Line Royal Palace Guided Tour
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Madrid Panoramic Tour with Royal Palace Entrance Ticket
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Madrid Private 4-Hour Tour of the Royal Palace

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Beautiful. Excellent tour and fascinating to see how royalty saw and provided for themselves in that time. A great legacy to Spain but does make one wonder how well the rest of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful. Excellent tour and fascinating to see how royalty saw and provided for themselves in that time. A great legacy to Spain but does make one wonder how well the rest of the country may have fared if the monarchy spent less on themselves!!!

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

Immpressive place. didnt go inside but so lovely from the outside. Our tour guide said it was free mon-thurs not sure on what times though

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did not have tickets but arrived early before it opened and though the line was long, it moved quickly. Purchase on-line if you can. Don't miss the armaments display building, which is beautifully done over two floors. We spent over 1 hour there. The interior of the palace is stunning in beauty and grandeur. My favorite things were the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visit the Palace - go in the AM as soon as it opens or it gets crowded. Many great sites and treasurers to see and the surrounding neighborhood is very nice around Orient Plaza.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Got to be done on a first visit to Madrid. Some fabulous rooms to see but the grounds are mainly trees are few flowers.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is definitely worth a visit, if you can avoid the crowds. Take the time to savour rather than rush

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is always amazing to see how the rich live....one day. This is definition a cool palace though and has amazing frescoes.

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was raining so hard when we visited in MARCH. But a great day. The palace is beautiful and the royal armouries are also really interesting. Expensive to get in. But still a great thing to see and do.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went there as part of a walking tour of Madrid which I would recomend doing. I would also recomend booking in advance as you avoid the very lengthy queues. To be honest living in England I think we do Castles and Stately homes better so I was not really impressed; having said that the tour guide was very knowledgeable... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was expecting to see around a few rooms, in and out. I was not prepared for the extent of access given. Felt like we walked around and saw in most of the key rooms. And the presentation and conservation were inspiring. Really got a sense of what living in the palace would have been like.

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