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  • Royal Palace of Madrid Fast-Access Ticket

    1. Royal Palace of Madrid Fast-Access Ticket

    Enjoy fast access to the Royal Palace of Madrid, the official residence of Spanish royalty. Enter through an express security check and explore one of the world’s largest palaces. Wander the corridors that have witnessed centuries of Spanish history. Admire the architecture and decoration of the salon rooms, including frescoes by famous artists. Enter the private apartments of monarchs, visit the throne room, and stroll through the banquet halls. Witness the Hall of Mirrors from the reign of Charles IV. See artworks by painters such as Caravaggio, Juan de Flandes, Francisco de Goya, and Velázquez. Visit the Royal Armory and discover its exhibits of porcelain, watches, furniture, silverware, and more. Explore the heritage of Spain’s monarchy at the Royal Palace.

    Palace is beautiful and well worth this ticket. I would get the audio guide when you’re inside and enjoy

  • Madrid: Skip-the-Line Guided Tour of the Royal Palace

    2. Madrid: Skip-the-Line Guided Tour of the Royal Palace

    Skip the long lines to the Royal Palace of Madrid and learn the history of the Spanish monarchy on a guided tour. Hear how the palace has changed through time with informative observations from your expert guide. Discover an exquisite collection of tapestries, porcelain, antique clocks, armor and works of art from the royal collections, including paintings by Goya and Velázquez. Visit the private apartments, throne room and banquet halls, along with the Hall of Mirrors from the reign of Charles IV. Admire the Palatine Stradivarius collection of musical instruments and see the 19th-century English-style gardens and 2 neoclassical fountains. Discover the traditional tapas of Spain and experience the food culture of Madrid like a local, select the Tapas Tasting option. Following the tour of the Royal Palace, you will then walk through the city to one of the most important bars in Madrid. ...

    Nuestro guía Benito, nos llevo a pasear por el Palacio Real y la visita fue extraordinaria!!

  • Madrid: Royal Palace Guided Tour with Skip-the-line Ticket

    3. Madrid: Royal Palace Guided Tour with Skip-the-line Ticket

    Get the most from your visit to the Royal Palace, by joining a tour conducted by a professional guide. Learn about the building’s history and its large collection of artworks. A visit to the palace is a must for any visit to Madrid. The Royal Palace has a total area of 199,000 m² and consists of 3478 rooms, being the largest royal palace in Western Europe. It was ordered to be built by King Felipe V on the remains of the Royal Alcazar, which was destroyed by a fire in 1734. During this tour you will learn about the palace’s collection of musical instruments, among which the Stradivarius Palatinos is one of the most important. The Royal Palace hides many years of stories and secrets that the guide will tell you during this guided tour. You’ll also see many impressive paintings, sculptures and upholstery that have been well preserved.

    Despite the fact that I was the only person registered for the tour, the tour guide still met with me and provided a private tour. I learned a lot and enjoyed the experience.

  • Royal Palace and Cathedral of Almudena Madrid Guided Tour

    4. Royal Palace and Cathedral of Almudena Madrid Guided Tour

    Step back in time with a guided tour of the Royal Palace of Madrid, and the Almudena Cathedral - the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Madrid. Be enlightened, inspired, and enchanted by history-laden stories, legends, and anecdotes from your experienced expert, who'll leave no ancient stone unturned. Begin your tour of two of the most emblematic icons in Madrid at the Ópera metro stop, and head on to the Cathedral. Then, cross the Plaza de la Armería to see the Royal Palace. Inside, treat your eyes to the most emblematic areas in the building: the Gasparini Chamber, the Throne Room, the Hall of Mirrors, and more. Enjoy quick access to both monuments, plus in-depth anecdotes, stories, and legends from Madrid's exciting history.

  • Madrid: El Prado Museum and the Royal Palace Walking Tour

    5. Madrid: El Prado Museum and the Royal Palace Walking Tour

    Explore the most emblematic attractions of Madrid throughout a guided walking tour. Begin with a skip-the-line guided tour inside the Prado Museum, which houses outstanding rooms and paintings, and has a special emphasis on the paintings that have changed the History of Art and became universal referents. Admire works of Murillo, Velázquez, Goya, Rubens, and Tiziano, among many others. You then continue with a 1.5-hour walking tour of the entire area between the Prado Museum and the Royal Palace. Accompanied by your guide, discover the essentials of the city, including the Fountain of Neptune, the Congress of Deputies, the house of Cervantes, and the Puerta del Sol. Finally, your tour concludes with a guided skip-the-line tour inside the Royal Palace, a building of gigantic dimensions that is bound to surprise you with its rich decoration and incredible rooms and lounges. This monument...

    Great informative tour, including a bonus walking guided tour through the city on the walk between the Museum Prado and Royal Palace.

  • Madrid: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus & Santiago Bernabéu Stadium Tour

    6. Madrid: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus & Santiago Bernabéu Stadium Tour

    Explore Madrid in comfort and convenience on a hop-on hop-off double-decker bus. Discover Madrid's historic landmarks and its modern attractions in detail with a single ticket. Hop-on and hop-off the bus as many times as you wish and enjoy the city at your own pace. There are two routes available: Blue Route: Historical Madrid • Museo del Prado • Puerta de Alcalá • Barrio de Salamanca • Plaza de Colón • Plaza de Cibeles • Gran Via  • Plaza de España • Templo de Debod • Teatro Real • Palacio Real • Puerta de Toledo • San Francisco El Grande • Catedral Almudena • Plaza Mayor • Puerta del Sol • Círculo Bellas Artes • Museo Thyssen • Museo Reina Sofía  • Jardín Botánico Green Route: Modern Madrid • Plaza Neptuno • Plaza de Cibeles • Plaza de Colón • Museo Esculturas • Museo de Ciencias Naturales • Nuevos Ministerios • Santiago Bernabéu Stadium • C.S.I. ...

  • Royal Palace of Madrid Skip-the-Line and Retiro Park Tour

    7. Royal Palace of Madrid Skip-the-Line and Retiro Park Tour

    Enjoy your tour to Retiro Park, where you will take a pleasant walking tour of the green paths. Discover the landscaped marvels and encounter treasures, such as the Palacio de Cristal and remains of the Romanesque hermitage of San Pelayo and San Isidoro. Following the tour of the Retiro Park, you will have a short break and meet your guide at Plaza de Isabel II to start the tour of the incredible Royal Palace of Madrid. Learn the history of the Spanish monarchy with a skip-the-line ticket to the Royal Palace of Madrid. Marvel at objects from the royal collections, including paintings by Goya and Velázquez. Visit the Throne Room and Hall of Mirrors and see the glorious banquet halls and private apartments. After the tour of the Royal Palace, you then walk through the city to a historic bar in Madrid where you will have the opportunity to taste several tapas.

    Tour of the palace was great, guide was very knowledgeable. Retiro park is really nice but would skip the tapas; tapas place could not cater for vegetarians

  • Madrid: Prado Museum & Royal Palace Guided Tour

    8. Madrid: Prado Museum & Royal Palace Guided Tour

    Begin your day with a morning visit to the Spanish National Art Museum. At the Prado, hear about the museum’s history as you admire the artwork. Explore the galleries with your guide and learn more about the artists represented in the museum. In the afternoon, be taken to one of Europe’s most memorable royal residences. Enjoy a guided tour of the Royal Palace in Madrid, which was formerly the official residence of the Spanish royal family. Today the palace is used exclusively for receptions, ceremonies and official events. Your visit also includes a tour of the ceremonial lounges, which are opulent and well-preserved, and each with its own personality.

  • Madrid: 3-Hour Segway Tour

    9. Madrid: 3-Hour Segway Tour

    Benefit from a short training session on Plaza de San Miguel in front of San Miguel Market to make sure you feel confident operating your self-balancing personal transporter before you head off.  Then, cruise through the city center to one of the oldest squares at Plaza de la Villa. Admire the 15th, 16th and 17th-century buildings, including the former residence of the composer Federico Chueca at La Torre de los Lujanes. Take a look at the Royal Palace and impressive Almudena Cathedral. See the Egyptian Templo de Debod and make your way to Sabatini Gardens. End with a visit to the royal hunting estate at Casa de Campo Park.

  • Madrid: Historical Center 2.5-Hour Guided Walking Tour

    10. Madrid: Historical Center 2.5-Hour Guided Walking Tour

    Learn the fascinating history of Madrid on a 2.5-hour walking tour, and travel back in time as you stroll the medieval streets of the historical city center. Marvel at the monuments of Plaza Mayor and admire the Baroque façade of Santa Cruz Palace. See the impressive Almudena Cathedral up close, and learn the curious story about the Casa de la Panaderia (Bakery House) where the city's tourist office is located. Watch the locals going about their everyday life at San Miguel Market. Learn more about the Habsburg rulers of the 16th and 17th centuries, and discover the site of the world's oldest restaurant. Explore the Bourbon history of the city and see main monuments such as the Royal Palace of Madrid and the gardens of Plaza de Oriente. Get a deeper appreciation for the history of notable characters who shaped the history of the city along the way.

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What people are saying about Royal Palace, Madrid

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based on 1,968 reviews

Rocio was an excellent guide. She was passionate about her heritage and incredibly informative on even the smallest of details. Highly recommended. Thank you!!

Palace is beautiful and well worth this ticket. I would get the audio guide when you’re inside and enjoy

Nuestro guía Benito, nos llevo a pasear por el Palacio Real y la visita fue extraordinaria!!

Very nice and interesting tour with a local guide around the city! I highly recomend ;)

Beautiful experience in the name of culture and appreciation of art and history.