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Observatorio Astronomico de Madrid

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Pre-book correctly if you are English!

We picked up on others comments about booking ahead. We thought we had booked and paid but did not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David P
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Surrey, United Kingdom
Pre-book.

It's worth taking the time to pre-book a tour at this historic observatory which was built in 1790... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Ultron-8
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“Pre-book correctly if you are English!”
15 Aug 2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We picked up on others comments about booking ahead. We thought we had booked and paid but did not get an email confirmation, only a payment receipt. It took a little time to convince the staff we had paid, combined with their goodwill to get...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

It's worth taking the time to pre-book a tour at this historic observatory which was built in 1790. It's equipped with a Herschel telescope and took over the purely astronomical work of the naval observatory, the Real Instituto y Observatorio de la Armada, in the...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2016

With the prospect of visiting the excellent collection of astronomical instruments and other objects, we made sure that we knew when and where to go. A member of the park staff confirmed that we were in the right place. We checked the time and walked...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2015

It is a very enlightening experience - during a 1,5-hour visit to the Real Observatorio de Madrid you will learn a lot about the building it is situated in, the clocks, the sky, the telescopes, cartography. To visit the observatory, it is necessary to make...More

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