Plaza de Oriente, Madrid

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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 over the years is more beautiful because from its gardens and pedestrian streets allow us to see the Royal Palace can be a pleasant visit to make for fans of photographs
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  • Beautiful, clean and well-groomed park. In the center is the fountain Philippe 4, the one under whom Diego Velazquez worked. Lots of benches.
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