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Reviewed 26 May 2018

We were looking forward to visiting but after checking out the website for the hours we got there to find that it was closed at a time it was to be open. Very disappointing!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Located very conveniently in front of the Cibeles fountain, this another jewel of Madrid’s opulent class. This palace home was once the home to the Marques de Linares and his wife Raimunda. There is a lot of mystery and stories abounding about the former owners...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank GeorgeB739
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Been there for pre-dinner cocktails and Dinner afterward. Try getting on the 6th floor terrace, yu will have a nice view of the town (and nice cocktails with tapas too). The restaurant is also very nice and high quality, worht a visit.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

Good architecture just as almost all palaces. Since it is located in Cibeles Square, the visit is worth it.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank 267paulal
Reviewed 16 May 2017

A fabulous alternative to the royal palace, at least with respect to appearance, if not history. You can go on your own, but we went on a one hour tour they offer on weekends at 11 12 or 1. The tour begins with an 8-minute...More

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank nsflady
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Went to the top of the building for a 360 view of the city. Maps were located at each side to recognize what are the buildings about. Do not regret the experience.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

We went to the Palacio de Linares and we saw one exhibition of the Inca Garcilaso and another of the life of Santa Teresa. Both exhibitions were very good and informative.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 31 January 2015

Palacio de Linares or Casa de America is situated in Plaza de Cibeles. It is one of the very interesting palaces in Madrid. They have guided tours and you can hear many interesting stories of private life of Linares family in Madrid. Absolutely recommended history...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank AriHelsinki
Reviewed 30 March 2014

This is a fascinating Palace to visit as it is a 19th Century building used by the Marquis de Linares. The splendour of its staircase reminds me of Museo Ceralbo. This also has an ornate ballroom, a beautiful oriental room and a gala dining room....More

Date of experience: March 2014
3  Thank Fitz2014
Reviewed 20 November 2011

There are better palaces in Madrid to visit (Real, Liria, Cerralbo), but this one is very well restored and situated in the heart of the city.

Date of experience: May 2011
1  Thank phayaoThailand
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Barrio de Salamanca
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frame the neighbourhood of Barrio Salamanca. With
beautiful condominium buildings that make up most
blocks in this area, this part of town is refined and
quiet. It is also host to a few of the city's large
shopping avenues, including Calle Serrano and Calle
Jose Ortega y Gasset. A walk down these streets will
reveal upscale chains, small boutiques, and plenty of
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