Royal palace of Madrid

The Royal palace of Madrid is the largest palace in Western Europe and one of the most impressive to visit.

Royal palace of Madrid

Located in Madrid historic site, the Royal palace of Madrid tells details about the king’s reign during centuries. The gorgeous Royal palace of Madrid was designed originally by Italian architect Juan Bautista Sachetti under order of Phillips V and was completed 26 years later. The palace boasts thousands of fancy rooms however only fifty of them are for visit.

One of the most splendid rooms to see is the dining room, the China room fulfilled with colorful porcelain, the throne room with its red velvet sides. Since king phillips V son moved to the palace, it continued to a be a royal residence for successive kings until 1931. Today the Royal Palace celebrates receptions and official ceremonies.

The palace is ravissing from the inside as well as the outside. Sumptuous furniture, imagery and sculptures of famous artists are displayed in a fascinating building. In front of Royal palace is located a beautiful square called Plaza Oriente centred by a statue of Philip IV added to other statues of kings and queens all around the square.