MADRID ROYAL PALACE
EL PARDO ROYAL PALACE
The Private Royal Palace Tour MADRID is a magnificent sample of the 18th century Italian school of architecture, which combines the different styles of decorative arts of the Bourbon monarchy. .
A building of two thousand eight hundred rooms which was built in only 17 years! On this private tour of Madrid Museum Tours, you will be captivated by the valuable furniture, amazing clocks, splendid frescoes, magnificent tapestries, original carpets, porcelain rooms, royal collections, paintings of famous painters and beautiful sculptures.
To top it all, another luxury: the Royal Armory, an incredible and little known Museum in Madrid which, thanks to kings Charles I and Philip II – for their contributions – and Alfonso XII – for its creation – constitutes an unique display of armoury, which is also considered a true work of art representative of European History.
The Royal Palace of El Pardo is the oldest Royal Site of Madrid (completed in 1547). Its dome frescoes, its lavish decorative pieces, its Gobelins – especially those designed by Goya – its sociological and historical significance, are some of the many attractions of this private tour of Madrid Museum Tours.
Royal Palace of El Pardo was the official residence of the former Spanish Head of State. On our private tour we will walk through rooms used by General Francisco Franco, dictator of Spain for 37 years. Our official guides will pass our clients key information that will help them to know the authentic personality of Franco, stripped of prejudices and biased interpretations.
Nowadays, Royal Palace of El Pardo hosts leading dignitaries from other countries who honour Spain with a state visit.