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Address: Calle Bailen, 28071 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: +34 914 54 88 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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It's a beautiful place to get lost

The gardens are free to wander, the palace itself is huge and ornate without being overbearing. Right outside the palace is a small carousel; it's so easy to feel like you're in a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The gardens are free to wander, the palace itself is huge and ornate without being overbearing. Right outside the palace is a small carousel; it's so easy to feel like you're in a romantic little movie wandering about this place. We weren't even able to go inside and I loved just being around the building. Mid November and there was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The rooms were decorated with many different styles, full of treasures. They don't allow any photos so you have to go in to see them yourself. The audio guide was very helpful. We spent half a day there. Worth the time spent.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've seen plenty of Europe's royal palaces, but this one - and the others near Madrid - are remarkable for their intact interiors and ornate furnishings. It helps that they weren't ransacked by revolutionaries, like France's poor Versailles. Spain's chandeliers may be the best in the world.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You must need to visit this Spectacular place if you are in Madrid. Beautiful gardens and surroundings Very impressive and beautiful palace. I recommend using the audio tour, in English or Spanish. The cost is just 10 euros per person. Great palace and museum. The only thing is, they wont let you take pictures but is because of security. Remember... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We took a bus tour in the AM that added on a guided tour of the palace for only $40. It was worthwhile! I only wish the palace let you take photos in more rooms.

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Sintra, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We bought our ticket on the bus tour which allowed us quick and easy access. Even in November this place attracts a lot of tourists. Decoratively the palace is stunning, but there's very little in the way of furniture. There is some silverware and china. The armoury is extremely interesting.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great tour with audio headset which I recommend if you are not guided. No pictures allowed inside. Takes about 1 hour.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband believes this was the best part of the trip, the palace is very well maintained. We spoke to other people that have traveled the world and seen other national palaces and they said by far this was one of the best. We enjoyed it and hearing them say that def made us feel better about making the time... More 

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Stockholm
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice castle but no need to go inside if you already have visited other palaces. It free entrance early in the afternoon.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must visit place of Madrid. Located in the central Madrid, it has a ticket entry and free entry options.

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