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City Walking Tours in Madrid
from Royal Palace to Puerta del Sol

 

Royal Palace

 

Madrid’s Royal Palace (Palacio Real) is the starting point of the city walking tour from Royal Palace to Puerta del Sol.

The sights from the Royal Palace to Puerta del Sol include;

  • Royal Palace (15) - The Baroque style palace is built over the old Hapsburg fortress in 1734. The palace includes a beautiful stairway, Throne Room, Hall of Columns, Royal Chapel, tapestries and paintings by the likes of Mengs, Goya and Luca Giordano and on the exterior, the Sabatini and Campo del Moro Gardens, Plaza de la Armería.

  • Plaza de Oriente (16)

  • Theatre Royal (17) - An opera house.

  • Royal Monastery of the Incarnation (18) - It is a religious complement to the Royal Palace.

  • Senate House (19) - It houses a Debating Chamber and Library.

  • Palace of the Marquis of Grimaldi (20)

  • Convent of Las Reparadoras (21)

  • Plaza de Isabel II (22)

  • Descalzas Reales Monastery (23) - A 16th century monastery worthy of its chapels surrounding the cloister, the spectacular Royal Staircase, the mock balcony and the Tapestry Room.

  • Church of San Ginés (24) - A popular church on the road crossing the Arenal Street. The church also houses a wonderful El Greco.

  • Puerta del Sol (25) - It is the very heart of Madrid with great scenery.

 
 
 
 
 
   
 
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