Plaza de Oriente, Madrid

4.5
#23 of 1,569 in Things to do in Madrid
Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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 was designed in the late 17th century by the Bourbon royal family. The gardens are beautiful with aromatic roses, cypresses, and magnolias. At the center resides the statue of Philip the.....  more »
  • The Plaza is fitted with trees and shrubs and beautiful flowers in rows and lines well laid out. It is a nice place to visit in conjunction with the Palace, and it lies between the Palace and the...  more »

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