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Address: Plaza de Parejas, 28300 Aranjuez, Spain
Phone Number: +34 918 91 07 40
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Beautiful and relaxing place to visit in Aranquez

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
David L
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 

Thank Paula K
Estepona, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank carlaholtham14
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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).

Thank Konrad K
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 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.

Thank Roman T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

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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