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Palacio Real de El Pardo

Calle Manuel Alonso s/n | El Pardo, 28048 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 76 15 00
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Calle Manuel Alonso s/n | El Pardo, 28048 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

For someone like me with an interest in Francisco Franco this is a must-see. As is known Franco made El Pardo his home and headquarters and ruled Spain with an iron hand for 36 years (1939-75) mostly from this palace. If you do the tour...More

2  Thank Shuki R
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Reviewed September 16, 2016

We were glad we visited this palace when we were in Madrid, but I guess we just expected more after reading about it in preparation for our trip. It could stand some work on it.

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Reviewed August 31, 2016

El Palacio Real de El Pardo is a must see during your visit to Spain. The works of art, paintings and silver are beautifully rendered and displayed. The palacio is beautifully maintained and worth a visit. Entrance fees apply.

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Reviewed July 15, 2016

Impressive building, well worth the tour from the sweeping grand staircase to the ornate 23 rooms on display. The Royal Armoury is fascinating and has a wonderful display of parade and tournament aRMOUR.

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Reviewed June 14, 2016

The palace itself is located in a small town on the outskirts of Madrid, a short, pleasant bus ride from the hustle and bustle of the city. Although the palace is of some architectural interest, and although there are works of art and other objects...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

The palace is very impressive and well worth both your time and your 10$ (we paid 5 with student card from israel) The palace is very pretty and the view from the court is amazing (we were there at sunset).

1  Thank ShaharLevy88
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Reviewed April 13, 2016

This is the main palace in Madrid, and were the kins live. The visit is nice and interesting. A good view of the city from the back gardens. Free for EU citizens, students and seniors. Some days they have special passport discounts or free access.

1  Thank rrwmex
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Reviewed April 5, 2016

It is not as impressive as the Royal Palace in Madrid, but very interesting from a historical and artistic point of view. El Pardo is only a short ride from Madrid, some 12km, and you can go by bus from the Intercambiador of Moncloa (€1.50)...More

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Reviewed March 18, 2016

It's my own fault, I should have read the small print. You have to take the guided tour which may mean that you have to wait, in our case 30 minutes. However the tour is very good and takes about an hour. There is a...More

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Reviewed February 9, 2016

We had a lot of fun walking around and taking it all in. We loved the tour and loved looking out over the city. Make sure you get the audio tour. I think it was a couple euros, but worth it. The whole walking tour...More

Thank Joe M
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