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Plaza de Oriente

opposite Palacio Real, Madrid, Spain
+34 914 29 49 51
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“opera house” (46 reviews)
“royal palace” (247 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 46 reviews
"royal palace"
in 247 reviews
"felipe iv"
in 13 reviews
"spanish kings"
in 15 reviews
"equestrian statue"
in 12 reviews
"king felipe"
in 9 reviews
"sabatini gardens"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 7 reviews
"people watch"
in 20 reviews
"lovely square"
in 8 reviews
"almudena cathedral"
in 9 reviews
"street performers"
in 8 reviews
"tapas"
in 16 reviews
"trieste"
in 135 reviews
"statues"
in 144 reviews
"cafes"
in 55 reviews
"fountain"
in 56 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love to click Photographs and see the mounted Police on Horse backs - you will find them here.

Thank Rohit S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This plaza is right in front of the palace and offers an excellent of the former royal residence. The place itself is full of neoclassical sculptures of ancient kings. A good place to take a break.

Thank Leon L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Opposite the royal palace so a busy spot. Worth a visit, nice area to sit and relax, busy with tourists all through the day.

Thank michelleoconnor23
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning plaza offers historic statues next to the Palacio Real. The plaza park like setting with beautiful gardens. Close by restaurants and great atmosphere. Lots of places for great photos.

Thank Prcss46
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small plaza offers some historic statues and a park like setting right next to the Palacio Real.

Thank jbg2151
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plaza de Oriente is a haven of peace and tranquillity with landscaped gardens enclosed in a semi-circular design. It's a leafy area with plants and trees beside broad walkways, one of which is lined with the statues of Spanish kings from the medieval period. There...More

Thank Dan L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Madrid is justifiably famous for its innumerable plaza's and Plaza De Oriente is yet another amazing place to visit. With its stunning location by the Royal Palace this is a truelly great plaza to visit with its well kept grounds and gardens and lots of...More

Thank Neil K
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

This was our final stop before a visit to the Palace. Grab a photo of King Felipe V which stands proudly in the centre of the square surrounded by carefully manicured hedges, flowerbeds and 44 historic statues of previous royalty from the period before the...More

Thank Mistyb1302
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Walking with friends, we followed the map from our concierge to Plaza de Oriente. What a great combination of history and beauty. There can be nothing wrong with spending time in this area.

Thank NXTTRP
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

This 1.6-hectare garden is located between the Royal Palace and the Royal Theatre. The square was opened in 1844. In the same year, the equestrian statue of Felipe IV was erected in the center of the Plaza. Statues of Spanish kings are lining the square.

Thank Mikael F
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