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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
+34 913 76 15 00
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The journey out to the palace was straightforward. Metro from Plaza Sol, line 3 to Moncloa then the 601 bus to Pardo. The bus station is underground with the metro station. Just ask at information where to catch the 601. We wandered about a bit...More

1  Thank CatherinePassmore
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This is one of the stops of the hop on/off bus in Madrid. We went in the afternoon so the line was not too long. You may want to order tickets online. It was interesting, not as opulent as Versailles and not as crowded. Lots...More

Thank readeasy
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We went to the palace at sunday morning. The line for tickets was long. I purchse tickets by the intetnet.There is not any line for ticket holders and they need only the code you get by email. The palace audio guided tour is very good....More

Thank sarare
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Entry was a bit chaotic with long line for audio guide, but well worth it. Nice overview of Spanish history and, of course, some spectacular rooms.

Thank Ada B
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Great day out,15km by bus 601 from Moncloa.Lovely riverside walk on the right over the bridge as far as you like as it is a linear walk.great birdwatching and an excellent lunch in a local restaurant after.

Thank John E
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived in Madrid late and ran to get into the Palacio Real before the last entrance time of 5:00 pm. We were given free admission. The rooms are so elaborate, especially the throne room.

Thank longhorn1983
Reviewed 2 February 2017

First you should check whether the palace is open before you set out because it is often closed. This is because it provides accommodation for Heads of State and their entourages during state visits and of course is not open at these times. Take the...More

1  Thank Julie W
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Official residence of Spanish royal family but only used for state functions. Large in statue only a small portion is open to the public. Two lines are formed outside, one for those holding tickets one for without. All who enter pass through X-ray machines. If...More

1  Thank TravelNazi126
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

When I first approached this palace, it reminded me of the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria ........I had forgotten to connect the dots between the Spanish Royals and the Habsburgs....a good history lesson ....

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The palace is interesting but not that big so you can see this in around 90 minutes not counting the wait for tickets. They have a nice shop too.

Thank Rusby1
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