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.

Palais Royal

6 rue de Montpensier, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 47 03 92 16
Call
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$29.79*
and up
Paris 2-Hour Walking Tour of Covered Passages Including Visit to Palais Royal...
More Info
US$28.72*
and up
Private Walking Tour with Highlights and Hidden Gems of Paris
More Info
US$179.47*
and up
Neoclassical Paris 2-Hour Private Walking Tour
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
More
This royal palace, first home to Cardinal Richelieu and later a childhood home of Louis XIV, is longer open to the public, although its exquisite gardens can still be enjoyed.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
6 rue de Montpensier, 75001 Paris, France
Louvre / Palais-Royal
CONTACT
Website
+33 1 47 03 92 16
Write a ReviewReviews (443)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 151 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nestled between peaceful, nostalgic gardens, Le Palais Royal features magnificent 17th-century architecture and is the home to contemporary sculptures by Bury and Buren. Because the palace houses the Constitutional Council and the Ministry of Culture, the building is not open to the public. However, visitors...More

Thank ArghyaKolkata
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So we went to see the exhibition of Irving Penn and his fotos. First of all the building makes it’s alone worth while but with the pictures is just amazing. It’s a must see

Thank Torben K
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We wandered in here not realizing what fun it would be for the children. Much time was spent on black and white towers and they enjoyed climbing and weaving in and out of them. The gardens themselves were beautiful and the boutique shops in the...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Just imagine this palace was built by the cardinal Richelieu in the 1600’s! It was then inhabited by The King Louis the 14th. It is still amazing and you can walk around this Royal place at anytime of the year! Go go go

1  Thank Christophe A
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I found this area by chance when walking past the Comedie theatre. It has lovely buildings and shops and is a wide open space popular with locals

Thank HKinsey
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Every time I am in Paris, I gravitate back to the Palais Royal. Calm and peaceful, gorgeous architecture. Some fascinating shops and galleries. Good restaurants and cafes. But also a beautiful park. Come and see where Louis IV played as a child and where Colette...More

1  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 7 September 2017

During our week long visit to Paris, the Palais Royal quickly became our favorite place for lunch. We'd grab food somewhere and bring it to the gardens, sit in the shade, and enjoy the breeze. It was especially great for our toddler - he loved...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Gardens are open. A quiet oasis in the city, scattered chairs to sit and read and chill out. Pretty gardens. Nearby classical music at Place de las Collette is a bonus.

Thank Carol N
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

A beautiful palace in the heart of Paris. Very close to the Louvre. It has one of the most beautiful gardens I have ever seen. Beautiful place to walk and relax.

1  Thank eduardops60
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

There are lots of places to walk around or just sit and relax. We rode our bikes around. It's very beautiful with lot of places to take pictures.

Thank Autumn M
Nearby
Louvre / Palais-Royal
From the majestic Louvre to the regal Palais-Royal,
this neighbourhood oozes luxury. The grand arches
along Rue de Rivoli are shadowed by mosaics in front
of decorated vitrines and hotels. Place Vendôme is
lined with the world’s best jewelers and their
glittering window displays. Every other establishment
has someone to open the door for you or park your car.
You can spend hours gazing at its haute couture shops
...More
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Zebulon Palais Royal
329 reviews
.10 km away
La Brasserie du Louvre
858 reviews
.16 km away
Takara
363 reviews
.16 km away
Le Nemours
330 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
Jardin du Palais Royal
594 reviews
.02 km away
Comedie-Francaise (Theatre Francais)
96 reviews
.13 km away
Metro Palais Royal
60 reviews
.15 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
David V
28 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Becky60956 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's free. It's a park for the surrounding buildings but open to the public, at least every time I've been there. Retail shops are along the arcade in the first floor of the buildings.
0
Votes
Maddy D
29 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from | Reviewed this property |
It's all free. The spheres are cool !
1
Vote