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Palacio Real de El Pardo

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Address: Calle Manuel Alonso s/n | El Pardo, 28048 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: +34 913 76 15 00
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Ran through it quick, but it was beautiful

After living in Europe for 6 years I've seen a lot of royal palaces, so I wanted to add this one to the list. First time here we passed up the inside tour as I hadn't heard much... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 January 2014
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2014

After living in Europe for 6 years I've seen a lot of royal palaces, so I wanted to add this one to the list. First time here we passed up the inside tour as I hadn't heard much about it from other travelers. So we went in the 2nd trip, and I thought it was beautiful. Is it worth the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2014

I didnt feel very good the day I went here but I loved it. The cathedral across and the palace are of course ..gorgeous but I wished they showed more of the rooms there. All in all great time, a must see if you are in Madrid.

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Madrid, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2013

I m a resident in Spain for more than a decade and never had the chance to visit EL Pardo. It was nice discovery that the area is naturally absolutely beautiful. The castle is ok even with some vey nice rooms to visit but not really a spectacular one. We were surprised by unkind personnel at the ticket office and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2013

During out driving tour of the royal palaces that satellite around Madrid, we visited the Royal Palace of El Pardo. This very impressing cream coloured wall and grey roofed building was originally a hunting lodge dating back to the Habsburgs as it is set in vast wooded parkland known as the Monte de El Pardo. Of the many attributes identified... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2013 via mobile

The Palace is like any other in Western Europe, however it also houses the Military museum and the Pharmacy Museum, which are worth a visit to marvel or shudder at times past. The Palace is free in the evenings.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2013

Note the long line that is for folks awaiting free admission at ~ 6 PM. Pay the fee and avoid the line or go earlier. Worth 2 hours of your time looking at the many rooms,the armory, and the view.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2013 via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting the Palace - the state rooms are stunning. As an EU citizen you can get free entry most evenings between 18:00-20:00 with proof of residency - check online for details.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2013

We visited the outside...to go inside was too costly for my mom and not worth it...but it's a lovely area. Warning, though, be careful of crowds as my mom was pickpocketed here!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2013

Visited the El Pardo palace which is a short journey out of Madrid centre. The palace is situated in the lovely town of El Pardo which is about 20 mins bus journey from Madrid. The palace can only be viewed with a guide. The English guide is at 12 noon. We were taken through the various rooms with our guide.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2013

While in Madrid I took the time to tour the Royal Palace and it was fantastic. Everything was beautiful!. I is hard to imagine what it took to build this palace. I just wanted to lay down on the floor in most rooms and stare at the ceilings for a while the art was amazing. While 10 Euros seemed like... More 

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