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Royal Palace of Madrid

Calle Bailen, 28071 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 54 88 00
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Luxurious, over-the-top rococo palace with over 2,000 opulently gilded rooms.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Calle Bailen, 28071 Madrid, Spain
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Calle Bailen, 28071 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 54 88 00
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Reviewed today

Definitely worth visiting! A beautiful place and so amazing that the king and queen stay here. The tour is organized well.

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed yesterday

With so many palaces in Europe competing for attention it is sad that the Royal Palace is not more recognized. The structure itself is gorgeous but the treasures housed within are incredible. All of this located in a a beautiful and friendly city. Next time...More

Thank 738DavidD738
Reviewed 2 days ago

palace is a show place, outside much more austere... not sure if I agree with what has (had to be/been) done to the cathedral

Thank Mar10tje
Reviewed 2 days ago

We walked down from our hotel to see the Palace. It is a beautiful regal building and would have great views of the city if the view wasn't blocked by partitions. We still got some great photos and would go back to tour the inside....More

Thank jennmarsland
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went here at 1615 there was a huge queue as it is free in 16-1800 in the winter. Did not think we would get in but joined queue as we're leaving next day. Queue moved swiftly and were in within 10 mins. Really enjoyed

Thank BarbLIreland
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. You can get free entry 4-6pm (I think this changes to 6-8pm in summer months?). Wander round at your own speed, allow 45 minutes to an hour.

Thank Matthew K
Reviewed 3 days ago

The palace is beautiful on the outside. I loved the courtyard area and some of the rooms were very nice. My problem is that I've been to Versailles and the Louvre and this doesn't come close to either of those. You're not allowed to take...More

Thank wladwig
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Royal Palace in Madrid, is a stunningly beautiful building, that attracts people from all over Spain and, the World. Within walking distance from SOL and OPERA metro stations, this building is surrounded by beautiful gardens and buildings, including restaurants.

1  Thank Glendavid23
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nice places with only some things open to see. There should be more of the place open to the tourists.

Thank Kuba C
Reviewed 3 days ago

A must see in Madrid and great value for money. You can take your time and wander around the many rooms open to the public.

Thank Minken12
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Chawkins1
7 January 2018|
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Response from jckirvine | Reviewed this property |
I didn't go in during the "free evening hours" so I couldn't tell you when or how that would be. You can research on its website for info. I would imagine it has much bigger crowds. The entrance fee was 11 euros, which is... More
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Chawkins1
7 January 2018|
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Response from DodoDidi | Reviewed this property |
There will be crowds when the Museums are free. You can check on-line for current prices and planned closures. This is one that I would spend the money on. There is also a free museum on the outer circle of the Almudena... More
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Ian R
24 October 2017|
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Response from pen2n | Reviewed this property |
I think you could spend around 3 hours there with the possibility of additional time if you choose to see the kitchen, which is a separate tour and additional cost offered at specific times. We spent close to 3 hours and... More
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