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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  • 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 »
  • This public square in Madrid is a great place to take a stroll among green lawns and shrubs as well as various statues. The square is also located across from Madrid’s Royal Palace and the Royal...  more »

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