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Royal Palace of Madrid in Madrid

The residence of the Kings of Spain, where you can look at the decoration of the luxurious rooms, see works of famous painters, and once a month see the changing of the guard.

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Royal Palace of Madrid

#1 of 27 places to visit in Madrid
The Royal Palace of Madrid (Palacio Real de Madrid) is considered to be the residence of the Kings of Spain, but they come here extremely rare - only during official receptions. So the palace invites you to look at the lifestyle of kings with a guided tour.

The main entrance to the Royal Palace of Madrid is located on the southern facade, overlooking the Armory Square (Plaza de la Armería). Every first Wednesday of the month, the solemn changing of the guard is held here. Also the carriage with a king and a queen enters here, when they have a planned reception at the palace.

Inside the Royal Palace of Madrid there are about 50 rooms opened for tourists. Here you can see the frescoes made by Velazquez, El Greco, Rubens and Caravaggio. Particularly interesting is the weapons room, which houses a large collection of weapons and armor of the Kings of Spain.

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See the Changing of the Guard in Madrid
Eugene KrasowskiSee the Changing of the Guard#3 of 27 things to do in Madrid

Near the Royal Palace the Changing of the Guard ceremony takes place, which is definitely worth seeing!

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Enjoy the city view from the gallery of the Royal Palace in Madrid
Eugene KrasowskiEnjoy the city view from the gallery of the Royal Palace#5 of 27 things to do in Madrid

There is a gallery in the residence of the Kings of Spain where you can find a stunning view of Madrid.

How much: from 8#authentic#strolling#viewsRoyal Palace of Madrid
Walk in the Sabatini Gardens in Madrid
J CarrWalk in the Sabatini Gardens#11 of 27 things to do in Madrid

Near the Royal Palace you can relax on a bench next to the noisy fountains and green idols made of boxwood and privet.

How much: free#free#strolling#selfie#romanticSabatini Gardens
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