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Royal Palace of Madrid

Calle Bailen, 28071 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 54 88 00
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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” (669 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 via mobile

Such an honor and joy to visit this magnificent palace. We were on a group tour with adults and students. The guide was great throughout. We also were there as they were closing down for a special event the next day. They had diplomats coming...More

Thank Coach T
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a must-see if you ever go to Madrid. I visit the city more than 7 times, I was everywhere but I'm glad that I visited the Palace

Thank born4travellers
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you think Buckingham Palace is spectacular then this is not one to be missed. I would suggest a minimum of 2/3hrs to take in all the beauty the palace has to offer. There can be a bit of a que if buying tickets on...More

Thank Natasha B
Reviewed 2 days ago

The plain outside of the palace does not reveal the outlandish wealth of 2800 rooms inside. Worth checking out.

Thank Karina N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I love history, and visiting the palace takes me to another dimension. A plus right now is that the crown is on display. This is a must go place.

Thank Tita0809
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my 3rd time in Madrid but never got to see the Palacio Royal. I am glad I did. It is as grand as most if not all of the palaces in Western Europe including the Versailles.It is a must-see if you ever go...More

Thank caduceus13
Reviewed 3 days ago

This palace is beautiful and large. The inside is amazing. I especially like the clocks. We bought tickets on line a head of time so we did not stand in line. You do not need to print them off if you have them on the...More

Thank czihi
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Royal Palace is one of the 3 top palace places to visit in Europe. The other two are in Paris and in Vienna. The gold decorations are amazing and the entire palace is lovely. We did not use the audio guide and did not...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Undoubtedly, its a majestic building with great impact and outstanding decor. However, it was very discouraging to learn that we were not allowed to take photographs inside. I was just reminded of Château De Versailles, a palace of similar stature where we were allowed to...More

Thank flyfisher66
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After traveling for 2.5 months and seeing many of the palaces in Austria, Germany and Italy, I was skeptical about being impressed. But truly there are unique opportunities in this palace and it is in active use for state purposes by royal family even today....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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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