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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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This palace is amazing. We walked around for 3 hours and could have walked around even more. This building and it's interior is a must see, the rooms is fascinating. And you learn... read more

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This palace is amazing. We walked around for 3 hours and could have walked around even more. This building and it's interior is a must see, the rooms is fascinating. And you learn about this historic place. Must visit.

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This is a must visit while in Madrid. Loved every inch of it. And please go visit the adjoining gardens. Wow

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Toronto
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About a dozen rooms are on display in a palace that has well over 3000. Opulent lifestyle of former Spanish monarchs, thanks in part to the plunder of Latin America. Worth a visit when you're in Madrid for a few days. I didn't bother with the armoury which I was told is fantastic and free admission.

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Go early or expect to wait in a long queue and be behind the queue right through the whole place. It is beautiful.

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Thank Brian A
Ardee, Ireland
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We visited this palace early in the morning it opens at ten we arrived at 9.30 and already a queue had formed.The palace is amazing the rooms were so beautiful from ceiling to floor well worth a visit.

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Newton, New Jersey
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The palace was absolutely gorgeous. The history and furnishings were beautiful. The architecture was unbelievable. The attention to details were impeccable. The art work was breathtaking. Definitely a must see in Madrid with or without a tour.

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Tenerife, Spain
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It's too bad we can't take photos inside building anymore to tighten security. This did not take us long to walk through.

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Get your tickets ahead of time, however, you’ll still have to wait to get in as they do check entry times and you have to deal with security. Easily something you can see in a couple of hours. Don’t forget the armory in the far “left” corner of the courtyard.

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We went on a Thursday morning after palace had been closed for two days, expecting a huge crowd. Tried to buy skip-line tickets but could not get them. To our surprise we got in by 10:30, half hour after opening. Line was short and very manageable. Entry fee 11€ plus 3€ for audio tour. Should have spent exra 1€ and... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in Spain for business but is long as we were in Madrid we had to visit the palace. It's really very impressive. We were only outside but I'm sure it's equally beautiful inside. If you leave the Royal Palace and turned your road you can go across the bridge and see another amazing view and if you turn... More 

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