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Plaza de Oriente

opposite Palacio Real, Madrid, Spain
+34 914 29 49 51
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“opera house” (47 reviews)
“royal palace” (251 reviews)
“felipe iv” (15 reviews)
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opposite Palacio Real, Madrid, Spain
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+34 914 29 49 51
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"opera house"
in 47 reviews
"royal palace"
in 251 reviews
"felipe iv"
in 15 reviews
"spanish kings"
in 17 reviews
"king felipe"
in 10 reviews
"equestrian statue"
in 12 reviews
"sabatini gardens"
in 9 reviews
"people watch"
in 20 reviews
"lovely square"
in 8 reviews
"almudena cathedral"
in 9 reviews
"street performers"
in 9 reviews
"lovely park"
in 8 reviews
"tapas"
in 16 reviews
"trieste"
in 134 reviews
"statues"
in 148 reviews
"cafes"
in 55 reviews
"fountain"
in 56 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Central location near the Palacio Real and Teatro Real. After you visit the palace, go there and relax in the park.

Thank jelchek
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting place day and night to admire the beautiful buildings architecture and evening sunset.... Wander around and watch the Street artists and musicians. There is one excellent talented accordianist on the corner of the opera...

Thank kerr2013
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Strategic attraction for Madrid tourists. From this place you can easily reach many other attractions such as Palacio Real (just in front of), Puerta Del Sol, 10 minutes by walk and Plaza de Espana.

Thank Vincenzo P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wide open spaces and floral gardens make the Plaza del Oriente a popular meeting place. Many nearby restaurants to try after your tour of the Royal Palace and the Cathedral of Almuden. Close to Calle Mayor and shopping.

Thank Margaret G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped and ate at Café de Oriente fo a breakfast of coffee, curros con chocolate and amazing views and atmosphere.

Thank 3rdCoastHighlander
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I passed by this plaza a couple of times. Statues of Spanish kings lined one stretch of the broad walkways. The statue of Felipe IV is at the centrepiece of the plaza. As it is located between the Royal Palace and Opera House, it is...More

Thank LG_Kay
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right next to the Royal Palace is this nice space with a monumental fountain and some sculptures, nice ornamental landscaping and trees. The light poles are quite interesting as well. The Opera House faces the Plaza as does a hotel. A nice place to relax...More

Thank rraposo2
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

One of the nicest area in centro Madrid located infront of the palace. The plaza has many cafes and restaurants facing the royal palace. Recommended

Thank Khaled Z
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

This is a charming garden directly opposite the palace. It consists of numerous Box hedges, trees and statues. There are places to sit but not much shade.

Thank sheepygold
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Good place to sit and rest with the larger changing of the guard ceremony on the first Wednesday of each month at the side of the plaza closest to the palace. Quite a large crowd waiting for each change of the guards, so come early...More

Thank Wessel B
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