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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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Madrid Small-Group Walking Tour Including Skip-the-Line Royal Palace Guided Tour
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Madrid Panoramic Tour with Royal Palace Entrance Ticket

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Its an amazing Palace: With the normal ticket You can visit also the temporary exhibition and the royal armoury. Nice view. Must visit

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Its an amazing Palace: With the normal ticket You can visit also the temporary exhibition and the royal armoury. Nice view. Must visit

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SCOTLAND
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited this during my 2 day stay and was truly taken aback such a beautiful palace and so big really enjoyed going through the history of this place and learning so much about this Palace and the royal family that resided here

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sorry I did not enter the palace. But the whole exterior and park and opera house was a delightful place to view. Very satisfied.

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Lagos, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What do you expect from a royal palace? This, precisely! Silk, velvet, marble, gold, tapestries, china, all combined in different sorts and manners to inspire admiration on the beholder. It dit it for me! Please do not overlook the armory. The pieces on display there are not riffles, pistols, armors, saddles, etc., no, no, they're so much more; they are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A must see. Unbelievable and sumptuous rooms, the decorative elements, fabrics used, carvings etc, etc are out of this world.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pretty good and well worth a visit. Get the Madrid Card for the same price as admission and skip the line. Also, the 6euro audio guide is necessary as the signage isn't great. It would be better with more information and more open rooms, but the palace is splendid and well worth the visit. The armory is kind of interesting... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You cannot take away the beautiful structure this is but at the end of the day it's a palace. You cannot take pictures once you're actually inside the rooms but it's worth a visit at least once. The rooms are gorgeous (not sure how authentic everything is), the rooms with the crown and the dining room were standouts.

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West Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There's no line-ups to enter the Palace. We didn't take the guided tour, just tour on our own. It's interesting to visit this largest palace in Europe.

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Thank Lraep
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

For Madrid, it was pretty cheap the entry (10 euros). An amazing building is this palace and it is used by the king and queen. You are allowed to take photos only at the entrance. In front of the palace, every wednesday, at 13.00 hours, it takes place exchange of the guards, a nice ceremony. Would recommend.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our trip but found ourselves completely overloaded after 15 rooms. This palace takes a whole day for a visit if you are interested in the art. It is a gem but plan well in advance. A two hour visit is far too little time.

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