Royal Palace of Madrid
Royal Palace of Madrid
Royal Palace of Madrid

Royal Palace of Madrid

Top 1% of attractions in Madrid
8 / 10

12 expert reviews

“No longer occupied by royalty, but still used for state occasions, Madrid's Royal Palace stands on a ridge above the Manzanares River and Campo del Moro park.”

– Frommer's

"The official residence of Spain's royal family (now only used to host official ceremonies) was commissioned in 1738 by King Felipe V."
Palace admission is free to European Union residents on Wednesdays
Afar Magazine
"Inside, every wall, ceiling, and floor either is a work of art, or hosts works of art." Full review
Let's Go
"If you spent your childhood dreaming of princesses, knights, and dragons, the Palacio Real, Madrid’s own royal palace, will be your dream come true." Full review
Condé Nast Traveler
"From the outside, the dramatic scale of the palace is so impressive. But inside it has such texture and detail." Full review
The Telegraph
"The opulent 18th-century palace stands on a strategic site with views across the countryside" Full review
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