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Royal Palace, Madrid, Spain

 
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blackangel_66's pictureby blackangel_66 History & Culture travel tip
added on the 28th of October, 2009
The Royal Palace used to be the residence of the Spanish kings and queens. Now it is only used for official ceremonies and when foreign diplomats come.

It is opened for visitors every day (except when it is used for the official reasons mentioned). There are guided tours, but you can just walk on your own in the rooms and beautiful gardens.

The palace is amazing from the inside, the beautifully decorated rooms really show who lived here, you can somehow feel it in the air. Unfortunately, you can't take pictures inside the building, only in the gardens. :)

Address:
Madrid, Spain

Price:
With guide: 9 Euros
Without guide: 8 Euros


Opening Hours:
From Monday to Saturday - 9:30am to 17:00pm
On Sunday - 9:00am to 14:00pm.

How to get there:
Metro Line 2 and 5: Opera Station.

 
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