Royal Palace

Contactgegevens

Calle Bailén s/n
28001  Madrid  (Madrid)
info@patrimonionacional.es
http://www.patrimonionacional.es/real-sitio/palacios/6039
Tel.:+34 914548800
Tel.:+34 914548803
Fax.:+34 915426947

Lokalisatie

Autonome regio:
Madrid

Provincie/Eiland:
Madrid

Madrid

Reserveringen

Tel.: +34 914548803

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Beschrijving

The home of kings

Madrid's Royal Palace was built in the 18th century by order of Philip V on the site of the old Alcázar fortress, a former Moorish castle. Sachetti began the works in 1738, and the building was completed in 1764. Sabatini designed the southeast wing and the great staircase, or staircase of honour. It has a square floor plan with a large central courtyard. The Puerta del Príncipe gateway on the east side gives access to the central courtyard. The Sabatini and Campo del Moro Gardens are among the Palace's other attractions, as well as its several different façades. There is some debate as to its artistic style; it is thought by some experts to belong more to the Baroque, and by others to the Neo-classical style. Of particular note among its numerous rooms are the Royal Guards' Room, the Columns Room, the Hall of Mirrors and King Charles III's room. It also contains paintings by Velázquez, Goya, Rubens, El Greco and Caravaggio.

Bouw:
Palace

Artistieke periode:
Neo-classical

Historische periode:
18th century

Omgeving:
La Almudena Cathedral, Madrid City Hall, Plaza Mayor square, San Miguel market, Los Austrias quarter.

Praktische informatie

Openingstijden

Vanaf 01 apr tot 30 sep
Van Maandag tot Zondag
Van 10:00 tot 20:00


Vanaf 01 okt tot 31 mrt
Van Maandag tot Zondag
Van 10:00 tot 18:00


Prijzen

Algemeen: 11€
Met korting: 6€

Admission free: children under 5, on 18 May, large families, ICOM members, disabled persons, and on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons for EU and Latin-American citizens.

Voorzieningen

Audio guide, Guided tours

Bereikbaarheid

Disabled access

Kaart


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