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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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Madrid Private 4-Hour Tour of the Royal Palace

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5 days in Madrid

One of the best palaces in Europe. We entered at 10am opening time but the guided tour in English was 12:30 - book in advance. The audio guide was very good took 2 hours. Salon... read more

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Bath, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the best palaces in Europe. We entered at 10am opening time but the guided tour in English was 12:30 - book in advance. The audio guide was very good took 2 hours. Salon Gasparini took 5 years to make and SO amazing. We went round the rooms twice. Good lunch and value for money there.

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Drogheda, Ireland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to visit for the day , lovely gardens to walk through to get to the palace ,we were lucky to be there for the changing of the guard , great for photos

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Old Town, Maine, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked a tour at 9:00 AM with a guide, before the 10:00 AM opening time. it was well worth it. The tour started outside at 8:30 AM with a history of Madrid, and then moved into the palace at 9:00 for an hour and 15 minutes or so. Wear comfortable walking shoes and a coat. Photographs are not permitted... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Buy the tickets before hand, the line is shorter and faster. you spend around two to three hours walking through the palace, but is worth the walk the history and the place is a must visit

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Rainham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Reasonably priced, well maintained , good exhibitions and superb armoury , excellent way to spend a couple of hours. Makes Buck house look expensive and shabby

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Paramaribo, Suriname
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice and monumental palace. A must see object in Madrid. Lot of history inside this palace to be seen . Gives a good impression of Royal power and wealth in those days .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very beautiful palace. Suitable for a cold day The self guided tour is great. It takes about 1 hr to finish the whole tour

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely beautiful!!! I went with the audio tour using a tablet. So information is included. Certainly worth the price.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Buy your tickets before hand or stand in a long line. The place can get pretty crowded so go early and have good walking shoes. There are very few places to sit so be prepared to walk and stand for a long time.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful. Excellent tour and fascinating to see how royalty saw and provided for themselves in that time. A great legacy to Spain but does make one wonder how well the rest of the country may have fared if the monarchy spent less on themselves!!!

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