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Royal Palace of Madrid

Calle Bailen, 28071 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 54 88 00
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Skip-The-Line Early Entrance Tour of the Royal Palace of Madrid
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Prado Museum and Royal Palace of Madrid Tour with Skip the Line Entrance
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Madrid Small-Group Walking Tour Including Skip-the-Line Royal Palace Guided Tour
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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” (213 reviews)
“audio guide” (664 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Calle Bailen, 28071 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 54 88 00
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Reviewed yesterday

We popped into the royal Palace, our first and very much enjoyed it. We thought it a reasonable entry charge and particularly enjoyed the Armoury & the exhibition on Carlos 111 that is currently running. Photographs were not allowed in the palace rooms, or armoury,...More

Thank ChristineB55Geelong
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The palace is huge from the outside and unbelievably beautiful inside. Please respect the NO PHOTOs inside. My favorite room was the oriental room. It is free to visit after 6 pm but the queue was lengthy.

Thank n0tabear
Reviewed yesterday

Really nice and comfortable to walk around, well worth the small admission fee. Spectacular ceilings and architecture.

Thank shaunt175
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A wonderful, sumptuous Palace and a well organized operation. Audio guide was very good and recommended. Takes about 2 hours to do it justice and longer if you want to visit the (included) armory and special exhibition of Charles III's collection.

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Palace itself is beautiful. It is perched on a cliff, affording excellent views to the mountains. We went on a small group tour and were really surprised at the rooms on display, including many that are still used for civic and ceremonial purposes. The...More

Thank Craig L
Reviewed yesterday

great to see the Palace, very interesting architecture and the room decors were stunning. reasonable entrance fee

Thank Niamh O
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Definitely go but there's so much to the senses that you really have to take your time. Lovely and cool on a hot summers day

Thank Delford M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent about 90 minutes going thru the palace and really enjoyed it. They have placards on certain subjects written in English. We self toured and it was fine. Afterwards we sat on the steps of the church across the courtyard and enjoyed the views....More

Thank lvtraveler0389
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We got the audio guide of the royal palace which greatly enhanced our visit. We had gotten tickets online for 10 am when the palace opened. Although our line was relatively short to get in we did need to wait to purchase the audio guide...More

1  Thank Sherylbaltimore
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a must whilst visiting Madrid Worth the money Tour guides and audio available Excellent thoroughly enjoyed

Thank rosiemcc90
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Where is the link to buy 11 euro ticket online? The cheapest one from TripAdvisor and viator is about 34 dollars. Did I miss anything?
14 May 2017|
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Response from Bernaschina | Reviewed this property |
I bought them directly in the web page of Palacio Real. I used pay pal most of the time. Keep you CC safe. They are cheaper. I do not recall the exact price. They have a time allocation for the entrance and then best part... More
Daniel D
Is the palace open to visit on August 15? Feast of the assumption. I know many places in Spain are closed that day but I can't find any information about the Palacio Real.
7 May 2017|
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Response from Estefania G | Reviewed this property |
◾1 January: closed entire day ◾6 January: closed entire day ◾1 May: closed entire day ◾12 October: closed until 17:00 ◾24 December: closed from 15:00 ◾25 December: closed entire day ◾31 December: closed from 15:00 This are... More
Hi, can you pre book for the Palace or do you have to queue?
30 April 2017|
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Response from Marta S | Reviewed this property |
It is better to queue. Thursday you'll have a free entrance