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Reviewed 3 July 2018

The Plaza de Oriente is a relatively quiet spot located across the street from Madrid's Royal Palace. It's centrepiece is a magnificent statue of Felipe IV. The gardens are nicely sculpted and maintained. It's a peaceful place to hang out after touring the palace.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Plaza de Oriente, a large rectangular area located in the historic centre of the city, was not completed in its present form until the reign of Isabel II. During this time the Royal Theatre was built opposite the Royal Palace on the east side of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank margareth700
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Plaza de Oriente is the plaza right next to the Royal Palace. You won't be able to miss it if you walk to the Royal Palace from the Opera metro station. There are two obvious characteristics at this plaza. One is the monument of Philip...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Snowball23514
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Beautiful plaza, we visited when San Isidro festival. It was an experience watch people dress for the occasion and enjoying the music in the parade.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Zwinbawie
Reviewed 10 June 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Rohit S
Reviewed 31 May 2018

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.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Leonhkny
Reviewed 29 May 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank michelleoconnor23
Reviewed 28 May 2018

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.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Prcss46
Reviewed 24 May 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jbg2151
Reviewed 23 May 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dan L
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