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“Make this part of your walk” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Plaza de Oriente

Plaza de Oriente
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Madrid Small-Group Walking Tour Including Skip-the-Line Royal Palace Guided Tour
Ranked #27 of 742 things to do in Madrid
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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Make this part of your walk”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2013

Madrid is a lovely city to walk around and it is coming across parks like Plaza de Oriente that make it so. Definitely worth making it part of your exploration.

Visited August 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2013

It is a really nice pretty place to walk to just walk around or have a drink at one of the cafes and soak up the atmosphere. The Royal Theatre and Palace are all within walking distance from here.

Visited July 2013
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“Breathtaking”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

Such a nice walk on this area! Do sit at one of the terraces to enjoy the view of the Palace and the green so green gardens!

Visited July 2013
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“It all awaits you”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2013

The Opera, Royal Palace, Gardens, Tapas Bars, Restaurants, musicians and the side trips to wonderful smaller art and music venues - superb. Take time to walk around, sit in the Plaza and enjoy the sights and sounds.

Visited June 2013
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“A very interesting place.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2013

This interesting square lies between the Royal Palace and the Royal Theater. There is a fountain and beautifully manicured garden in the middle. The most captivating thing about this Plaza is the statues in it popularly known as the Gothic kings. These crude statues of 5 Visigoth and 15 rulers were made out of limestone to be placed on top of the Royal Palace's pillars. Later the designers decided that they were too heavy to be placed on the delicate balustrade so were placed here and in the Sabatini Gardens. The funny thing is that as the statues were crafted to be viewed from afar their lack of detail and finesse is very obvious at ground level.

Visited July 2013
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