Madrid's royal palace

The Palacio Real de Madrid (Royal Palace of Madrid) also known as the Palace of the East, was the official residence of the royal family, today it is used only for official events. The palace, as it is known today, was built on commission of the King of Spain Philip V and the project, initially by Filippo Juvarra, was completed by Sacchetti. The works began in 1735 and lasted 26 years. To date, the Royal Palace of Madrdi with its 3418 rooms and an area of 135,000 m², is the largest royal residence in Europe.

The palace, both inside and outside, has several areas that can be visited by the public: the throne room, the armory room, the hall of columns, the majestic twin stairways, the Salone di Gasparini with works by Diego Velázquez Murillos, Riberas and Tiziano.

Timetable and tickets


C. de Bailén s/n
28071 Madrid


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