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Royal Palace of Madrid

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Luxurious, over-the-top rococo palace with over 2,000 opulently gilded rooms.
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Calle Bailen, 28071 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 54 88 00
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just like any other royal palaces. Need to check it out as one of the landmarks in Madrid but it's nothing exciting.

Thank Huong L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Royal palace, is full of history. I loved every room, I visited with a 14 and 6 year old and they enjoyed. Unfortunately you are not allowed to take pictures once you are on the second room.

Thank kervy86
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was an interesting palace to visit. There was pretty much no line whether you already had tickets or not. The palace is still used for functions which means everything is well-maintained and looks new. Every room is roped off and visitors can only stand...More

Thank justinehsu
Reviewed yesterday

My friend and I visited this place whilst staying in Madrid however did not get tickets to see inside. From outside, the palace is very pretty and well worth a visit to admire. There isn't much more i can add to this review unfortunately, but...More

Thank Urethra_Franklin
Reviewed 2 days ago

What an amazing place. It is incredible. The grandeur is amazing. We were in awe at the beauty and opulence!

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Can't believe they give the public such acces. The rooms on view are spectacular. Obviously there's security but it's not in your face. Views from the grounds are brilliant. Great insight into royal Spain

Thank Royrolls
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Every room is better than the last Just when u think the room could not be more beautiful or lavishly decorated the next room leaves you breathless! Go early to avoid the crowd

Thank amienspaul
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on a Sunday, just after noon. The queue to buy tickets was about a hundred long, but there was no queue for the online ticket holders . We quickly bought tickets online and displayed it on our phones and skipped a long wait....More

1  Thank Tim C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Definitely a MUST SEE PLACE. Please order your entrance tickets through the internet as the lines to get in can get very long. A prepurchased ticket gets you in faster. No photos are allowed inside the place, but the museum shop has plenty of photos...More

1  Thank Maarit H
Reviewed 3 days ago

The royal rooms are must see in my opinion. There are steps. There is a lot of walking. We also did the royal kitchens. They are worth your time as well. There is a lot of walking here. Plan the time for your visit. The...More

1  Thank MrGaucho1987
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Abraham G
October 19, 2018|
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Response from NadierMady | Reviewed this property |
Online is always easier; however, except in weekends and holidays, you will find the tickets window ok.
October 8, 2018|
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Response from Jose L | Reviewed this property |
Also you can buy your ticket on your phone as we did this last visit while in the very long line! The line for people WITH tickets was much shorter and moves along faster so we just moved over.
September 24, 2018|
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Response from luiskv | Reviewed this property |
Admission is free on a number of cases, for general public is free during the last 2 hrs of operation mon to thurs for citizens of the EU and Latin America, and legal residents. You may want to check Spain’s National... More