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Address: Calle Bailen, 28071 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 914 54 88 00
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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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Beautiful And Grand Palace

We didn't book our tickets in advance and we went there on Sunday and the queue was extremely long, so we decided not to wait and try to go again on Monday. This time, we were... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Rhyl, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We didn't book our tickets in advance and we went there on Sunday and the queue was extremely long, so we decided not to wait and try to go again on Monday. This time, we were lucky and there were about 10-12 persons ahead of us which took us only 5 minutes to buy the tickets. The Palace is really... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Easy walk. Don't forget the armory. Inside amazing rooms. At busy times buying the tickets ahead is a good idea.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stunning architecture and design. Exactly what you would expect from a palace. Unfortunately the staff at the entrance are quite rude. It's obvious that they don't care if you visit or not.

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Littleton, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I highly recommend visiting the Royal Palace of Madrid! The highlight of our vist to Madrid. It was a very pleasant 15 minutes walk from The Westin Palace Hotel we were staying. The entrance is easy and no long lines, 11 euro per adult. You definitely get a grandiose feeling from the beginning stairway, which is the only area where... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic place to visit. We did beat the line tickets and boy are we glad we did. Straight in past a very long queue - well worth it.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Although we didn't go in, from the outside it looks remarkably similar to any other palace or constitution in a capital. Didn't see the changing of the guard but that's something you can look out for.

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Lima, Peru
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walking around the palace, and the surrounding gardens is great, by sunset the view is amazing, definitley worth a visit if you are in Madrid. Walk around the gardens to enjoy the view of the palace from both front and back.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

While having been several times to Madrid, I never thought about going here until a friend recommended this. Nice to do this tour, walking through the rooms, each having very specific characteristics and things to see, which is partially due to the changes the palace has gone though in various periods. About an hour is enough to take a good... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Looks good from the outside but a real shame we weren't able to see inside. It was closed for a state visit of some sort but I was told the interior was fantastic!

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful palace and very interesting interior with the different rooms, the old pharmacy, the exhibition of ancient musical instruments (including four Stradivarius).

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