We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Royal Palace of Madrid

Calle Bailen, 28071 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 54 88 00
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 41.88*
and up
Skip-The-Line Early Entrance Tour of the Royal Palace of Madrid
More Info
US$ 35.89*
and up
Royal Palace of Madrid 1.5-Hour Guided Tour
More Info
US$ 44.00*
and up
Prado Museum and Royal Palace of Madrid Tour with Skip the Line Entrance
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Luxurious, over-the-top rococo palace with over 2,000 opulently gilded rooms.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“royal palace” (1,549 reviews)
“throne room” (241 reviews)
“audio guide” (755 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Calle Bailen, 28071 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 54 88 00
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (25,837)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 9,510 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I thought the palace was pretty cool, the outside view being one the best sights to see. I was visiting solo, so I was able to pace myself to my content, and there are some rooms that I had a hard time leaving and was...More

Thank Kristin T
Reviewed yesterday

The palace is well worth seeing but the crowds in season must be terrible as they were bad enough during our early Dec visit. Order your tickets online to avoid the long wait to get in. The armory was especially interesting but I can't understand...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Don't miss to see this palace with all the with all the antique furniture and many nice rooms. Come in well in the morning, so you do not have to queue to get into "the house"

Thank Brinks_Denmark
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We rented the excellent multimedia guide to tour the Royal Palace and it was worth every penny. This enormous palace complex has a variety of opulently furnished rooms that date back to the 1700's, some of which are still used for palace events today. The...More

Thank Christina L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place! Loved it! Changing of the guard was a lovely experience..the horses are gorgeous! Would recommend a wander round the gardens if nothing else.

Thank giddigill
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The place was crowded with people. Not surprising as it was a bank holiday for the locals. The public toilets were dirty and there was no janitor to clean. There were only two which can be used as there were two dirty and another two...More

Thank Soosee Q
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hands down one of the best palaces I have been to! Just amazing! The rooms they provide for viewing were beautiful and impressive, especially the dining room, porcelain room and the throne room. I highly recommend the visit and if you arrive between 4pm to...More

Thank paulyM79
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was able to make it to the Palace very easily but by the time we arrived it was closing so couldn't get inside! Next time!

Thank NikonCoupleSoFlo
Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed our audio tour of the Royal Palace. It made walking around so much more interesting then walking around by yourself. Unbelievable decorations in every room Worth a visit.

Thank Letsg0m0m
Reviewed 3 days ago

A materpiece of interior design of its time. Don't miss the Armoury. It's a real adventure for the kids

Thank DimanaVlaeva
Nearby Restaurants
La Candela Resto
846 reviews
.28 km away
La Lonja
230 reviews
.27 km away
49 reviews
.21 km away
Cafe de Oriente
919 reviews
.21 km away
Nearby Attractions
Plaza de Oriente
2,638 reviews
.27 km away
Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena
2,879 reviews
.23 km away
Jardines de Sabatini
876 reviews
.25 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Ian R
24 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 12 answers
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
4 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from NarisaB | Reviewed this property |
When you get in at the evening .. it free 😃
9 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from N C | Reviewed this property |
I can only think of one mode of transportation and that would be by plane. It’s a different country!

Recently Reviewed Hotels around Madrid