Plaza de Oriente, Madrid

4.5
#23 of 1,603 in Things to do in Madrid
Admire the grandiosity of Madrid’s Royal Palace from Plaza de Oriente. The plaza consists of three gardens, beautifully landscaped with dozens of plant varieties and lined with limestone statues of the 20 Gothic kings of the early Christian kingdom. Wander through the Baroque-inspired central gardens to see the monument of King Philip IV. Stop at one of the many garden cafes to sit and have coffee while enjoying the impressive backdrop of the palace and gardens. Plan to see Plaza de Oriente and other attractions that appeal to you using our Madrid road trip app.
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  • This square separates the Royal Palace from the Royal Theatre. It is well maintained and elegant, with alleys and a beautiful landscape. On both sides, the plaza is lined by 20white statues carved in....  more »
  • We visited on a tour in the evening and it looked really nice under the lights with the Palace in the back ground.  more »
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