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Royal Palace of Aranjuez, Spain

From series “The most interesting UNESCO sites in Spain”
Year: 17 century.

The beautiful royal palace is located in the city of Aranjuez near Madrid. It was built in the 17th century. The palace remained the main country residence of the Spanish kings for a long time. It is customary to consider the palace as a whole with the surrounding park today. You can see unique historical objects while walking through the park. An exhibition of vintage boats was formed in the garden. Members of the royal family used them for river walks.

Royal Palace of Aranjuez, Spain Elements of the Baroque and Rococo styles are combined in the exterior of the palace. It managed to preserve the original design of the facade after hundreds of years. The interiors of the palace are also unique. Almost all of its halls are available for guided tours today. The Porcelain Room is of particular interest. Beautiful royal porcelain was used to decorate its walls. The Hall of Mirrors is also preserved in the palace. Part of its premises is converted into a museum called "Palace Life".

A rich collection of ancient works of art and royal relics is kept in the royal residence. It will be interesting to see the farmer's house in the garden in addition to the old boats. A unique island garden is located here. It was formed on an artificially created island. There are a huge number of fountains and sculptural compositions, picturesque alleys, and gazebos in the park. The palace and park complex is always characterized by a calm and peaceful atmosphere despite the numerous visitors. Next - Tower of Hercules

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ATM bankomat: 'Santander ATM' located in 0.69 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Viajes Halcon' is located in 0.76 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Gasolinera' in 0.5 km
Supermarket: 'Unimaxtres SA' in 0.68 km
Parking: 'Parking Valeras' in 0.39 km
Apotheek: 'Farmacia Terol Díez (Aranjuez)' in 0.64 km
Police station: 'National Police of Aranjuez' in 1.06 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Restaurante La Ribereña' in 0.19 km
Railway station: 'Aranjuez' in 0.63 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Barajas Airport MAD - in 48 km
 »  Madrid-Torrejon Airport TOJ - in 51 km
 »  Matacan Airport SLM - in 188 km
 »  Los Llanos Airport ABC - in 192 km
 »  Valladolid Airport VLL - in 212 km
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Best hotels near Royal Palace of Aranjuez

Hostal Real Aranjuez

Located in 0 km from Royal Palace of Aranjuez
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Rooms: 40
The rooms at Hostal Real Aranjuez feature modern décor and a flat-screen TV. Each one has a private bathroom with a hairdryer. Some rooms have a … More: photo, rates and booking
El Cocheron 1919

Located in 1 km from Royal Palace of Aranjuez
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Rooms: 18
The friendly hotel is rustic in style combined with modern touches. The area is peaceful, parking is not a problem and there is a selection of bars … More: photo, rates and booking
Barceló Aranjuez

Located in 2 km from Royal Palace of Aranjuez
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Rooms: 168
The air-conditioned rooms at Hotel Barceló Aranjuez feature parquet floors and elegant décor. They come with satellite TV and a minibar, while the … More: photo, rates and booking
Hotel La Parada

Located in 7 km from Royal Palace of Aranjuez
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Rooms: 34
Each room is air conditioned and includes a wardrobe and working desk with flat-screen TV. The private bathroom offers a bath or shower. The hotel … More: photo, rates and booking

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Top destination around Royal Palace of Aranjuez - Toledo

The most popular Spanish dishes are served in the Fabula restaurant. Fans of meat treats are sure to enjoy roast pork and seafood fans will be able to order the tuna with spicy sauce. Crisps and sweets are especially popular among young guests of the restaurant. The La Ermita restaurant invites visitors to enjoy the best Spanish wines in a relaxed atmosphere. The basis of the restaurant's menu consists of dishes of Spanish cuisine. All orders here are complemented with freshly baked bread. The restaurant is located in the historic district, so its main customers are tourists.

The Cerveceria EL Trebol restaurant would be perfect for a large company. In warmer months, visitors can stay on the spacious terrace. The bar of Cerveceria EL Trebol is ready to offer a decent selection of wine and beer, as well as savory snacks and simple hearty dishes at attractive prices. The Madre Tierra restaurant will be a real find for vegetarians. Local pizza and lasagna are popular among regulars; you can also order interesting salads and a glass of your favorite wine.
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