Royal Palace of Madrid

Royal Palace of Madrid or Palacio Real

Are you planning to visit the Royal Palace of Madrid? See our information below!


The Royal Palace of Madrid, is the royal palace of the King of Spain, Felipe VI. and one of the main attractions of the city. With an area of over 135,000 mยฒ and more than 3,418 rooms, this is the largest royal palace in the world.

The royal family only uses the palace for official state affairs, but no longer lives there themselves. The palace is still widely used for official ceremonies and state occasions.

Part of the palace is now open to the public. During a tour of the baroque palace, you can enjoy beautiful paintings, the richly decorated dining room, the palace gardens and see some of the 3,418 magnificent and beautifully decorated rooms of the Royal Working Palace of Madrid. The palace is a must-see on every visitor’s list when coming to the capital of Spain.

Opening hours:

The Royal Palace of Madrid is open every day of the year from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM.

Photographer: Lars Meijer

Tips and Tricks!

Here are a few tips worth knowing before you visit the Royal Palace of Madrid!

  • With a European passport it is possible to visit part of the palace for free from Monday to Thursday.
Photographer: Lars Meijer

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