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Address: Plaza de Parejas, 28300 Aranjuez, Spain
Phone Number: +34 918 91 07 40
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More size than architectual beauty

Impressive Palace due to its size, a summer retreat for the royals, nicely located at the border of the river Tago. Beautiful garden layout, although maintenance could be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Estepona, Spain
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Estepona, Spain
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360 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Impressive Palace due to its size, a summer retreat for the royals, nicely located at the border of the river Tago. Beautiful garden layout, although maintenance could be improved. Lovely area for a stroll and relaxation, enjoying the surroundings.

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Torrevieja, Spain
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Definitely worth visiting the gardens & grounds they are lovely seening all the different animals like peacocks & squirrels

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The palace is quite small but inside iw beautiful and amaizing. Unfortunetally you can't make pictures inside but there is amazing. I haven't seen so beautiful rooms. it is warto to visit this place. You can use train from Atocha Madryt (12 Euro;30 minute).

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Though smaller than many other palaces in Europe, this was our favorite. We took the self guided tour of this light, and ornate castle. Most rooms were beautifully decorated with stucco and frescoes, gilted crystal chandeliers, gorgeous floor length window coverings, exquisite olive wood and mahogany furniture pieces, and numerous paintings by Italian artist, Luca Giordano among others. Some of... More 

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Thank June C
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242 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked through AAA / Julia Travel Madrid. Tour guide was very good (Only one out of 5 Different guides on different tours ) Guide was pleasantly accommodating and cared about her guests. Very Informative. Downside: Temps were 104 F +, and sites were not air conditioned. Same Guide on a Cool day would have been 5 stars.

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Oxford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is well worth having a guide to show you round the gardens, Gloria (visitaranjuez Visitas Guiadas) who took us on a 1 ½ hour walk told us so much, explaining as we went the history of the palace, the construction of the gardens and the stories behind the many fountains. In the house it is well worth hiring a... More 

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Thank Pam H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the smaller palaces. The most beautiful chapel. I don't know how anyone lived here with no air conditioning! Lovely.

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breathtaking is the word. I could not help lingering in the garden even though it was 39 degrees. The gardens are well maintained too. The visit inside the palace gives a good insight into the splendour of royal life. You can take a tour of the queen's side of the palace. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Theresa W
Berkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the most inspiring place in Spain but worth a visit. Interesting architecture and the waterfall and fish in the gardens behind are amazing. The gardens are free but the palace is only free for EU citizens.

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Kildare, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

We came to Aranjuez by chance. It was a stopping point on our way to Madrid and boy were we glad we did. We would have missed this wonderful Palace and its magnificient gardens had we decided to just drive onwards to Madrid. The city is practically empty of tourists, (as are most of Spains most interesting places btw!), and... More 

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