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Address: Plaza de Parejas, 28300 Aranjuez, Spain
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A "must-see" near Madrid

We came to Aranjuez to visit the Royal Palace because I had been told it is one of the finest palaces the National Heritage keeps in very good conditions, gardens included. And... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 9, 2016
Community of Madrid, Spain
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Community of Madrid, Spain
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76 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

We came to Aranjuez to visit the Royal Palace because I had been told it is one of the finest palaces the National Heritage keeps in very good conditions, gardens included. And so it was!! We were walking around the neverending gardens, all of them plenty of the full spectrum of brown coloured trees. There is also a lot of... More 

Thank javiaranda76
Lagos, Portugal
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114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

Start your day in Aranjuez with a visit to the Royal Palace. It's not that luxurious or magnificent but there are a few awe inspiring rooms. Keep you ticket because you'll need it to enter the "Museo de Falúas Reales" (Museum of Royal Vessels, free translation), situated in the garden known as "Jardin del Principe". Besides this, there is another... More 

Thank Fernando P
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

The gardens are beautiful and pleasant to explore, especially since there two goddesses doing a photo shoot while I was there. Gardens are free. The Palace is very interesting as each room is decorated in a different style. All of the decoration and furnishings appear very fresh - well maintained. Was not crowded in early Nov.

Thank Free56
Miami, Florida
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84 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

Very nice place to walk around and relax in different terraces having a nice glass of wine or beer and admiring the beautiful buildings of the Royal Palace and surrounding areas.

Thank Cgomez13
Santa Bárbara, Cataluña, Spain
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

What great photos you can get here, a very friendly town, all sights within walking distance. Nice and quite when we visited on a Sunday morning.

Thank Isobel M
Greenlaw, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

An impressive palace set in fantastic grounds but the security staff are so stern and scowl from the shadows, quite oppressive. Usually, in a place like this eye contact is returned with a smile or a nod. Not here, must have been on one of their bad days! Over shadowed the splendour of the visit.

Thank Kim516
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

This is a special place I did not go inside the Royal Palace, but the gardens and river are simply beautiful, romantic, picturesque and it is so very relaxing to wander around the estate. Great town to visit if you are in Madrid as it is a 30 min train journey to the lovely town of Aranquez.

Thank David L
Cairo, Egypt
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

The Palace looks fantastic. It is centrally located, and surrounded by huge green areas. Several fountains around. The outer of the palace is well maintained. Unfortunately, we were not able to get into the palace as it was closed during the time we spent in Aranjuez

Thank A-Hodaiby
Barcelona, Spain
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

We went on a Monday but the Palace was closed (it opens Tuesday-Sunday). The building is very beautiful and aristocratic from the outside. It was early in the morning and the temperature was great, so we enjoyed a nice walk in the gardens (visiting this part is free of charge). We could walk to the Tajo river, and saw some... More 

Thank Gùnçal M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

City of aranjuez is like a little Paris with the river gardens and absolutely die for restaurants of all kinds. Royal palace and kings garden is fun for all ages we had a picknick in this garden and afterwords went to canoeing. Aranjuez has it all golf horses shops what evere you want. I highly recommend to add this in... More 

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