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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

In Madrid we came across some magnificent buildings and Palacio De Santa Cruz ( Palace Of The Holy Cross ) was yet another amazing building that we chanced on. Located very close to Plaza Mayor, this building was built between 1629 and 1643 in the...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

This Palace is currently where the Spanish the Minister of Foreign Affairs is housed. The construction is a work from the Spanish architect Jaun Gómez de Mora and was previously a prison. It had its construction done from 1629 to 1636. The Palace is located...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Just across the street from Plaza Mayor, thousands of people pass by it daily but I bet you just few know its story. Built in 1629 by Philip IV it was a Court house, a jail and later as a palace. Now is the house...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

We past this property several times going between Plaza Mayor and our hotel. It had a lovely square on the back side. Until I saw this attraction in on tripadvisor, I did not realize the building had another front. Anyways beautiful building on a great...More

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Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street
performers, colorful lights, window shopping,
restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and
churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a
collection of plazas interconnected by a network of
side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so
it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as
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