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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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“throne room” (246 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Calle Bailen, 28071 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This palace is very big and each room is so different from one another. You can take an audio guide (it's not that expensive) and this way you will learn some things about the royal famillies and how the palace and rooms were built.

Thank Badan L
Reviewed yesterday

Philip V of Spain ordered this palace to be built on the site of an old Moorish Palace. The building was completed in the late 18th century. The appearance is Baroque in style. I was there at Christmas but I didn't go inside, due to...More

Thank minnieghai
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is a good place to visit if you love history & tales about the royal family. Judging from the long queues to enter the palace, this place is a major tourist attraction in Madrid. Therefore, it is advisable to get here early so you...More

Thank Adam J
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I didn‘t have the opportunity to go inside, but alone from the outside it was very impressive. The king is apparently not there every day. The nearby park is worth a walk.

Thank RAUMmitHund
Reviewed yesterday

So much to see in the various rooms included in the tour, amazing high ceilings with incredible art throughout, next door to the Royal Chapel (free of charge) and worth seeing. Suggest buying tickets beforehand, ticket lines by 10:30 a.m. were quite long due to...More

1  Thank koskella
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful palace. We queued for ages to get in though! And it was heavily raining and very windy, shame the queue isn’t undercover. Can’t take pictures inside which is a shame.

Thank GlobeTrotter718
Reviewed 2 days ago

Absolutely beautiful, good value for money. Not rushed round. My daughter is studying art and blown away with the details and decoration. Worth a visit.

1  Thank Karen J
Reviewed 2 days ago

Got here for 9.45am so only queued for 15 minutes. Took the extra kitchen tour - didn't realise it was only 30 minutes and once you left the main rooms the security person wouldn't let us back in so sat in corridor for 10 minutes...More

2  Thank 14kazs
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I visited the Place right at the end of a stay in Madrid - we had not intended to bother, but had a few hours to spare before we had to leave. Having been to several high staus palaces around Europe we...More

2  Thank tofrek1885
Reviewed 3 days ago

The city it self is beautiful, the palace is in the heart of Madrid and a must see. So nicely kept and organized

1  Thank Güneş Y
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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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