Changing the Guard at the Royal Palace

  • Relevo solemne de la Guardia Real
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  • Cambio de guardia en el Palacio Real
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  • Cambio de guardia en el Palacio Real
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  • Cambio de Guardia en el Palacio Real
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Description

Last updated: 
17/05/2022
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Information leaflet on the Solemn Changing of the Guard (Spanish/English)
Information leaflet on the Solemn Changing of the Guard (Spanish/English)
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Practical information
Event
When
Solemn Changing of the Guard: first Wednesday of the month (except Jan, Aug, Sep) / Changing of the Guard: Wednesdays and Saturdays

Address

Calle
de Bailén , s/n
28013
Tourist area
Austrias
Telephone
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Fax
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Email
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Metro
Ópera (L2, L5, R), Plaza de España (L2, L3, L10)
Bus
3, 25, 39, 46, 62, 75, 138, 148, C1, C2, SE712, N16, N18, N19, N20
Cercanías (local train)
Madrid-Sol
BiciMAD bike-share scheme

Docking stations:

- San Quintín (calle Pavía, 6)

- Palacio de Oriente (calle Carlos III, 1)

- Plaza de Ramales

Prices

Solemn Changing of the Guard: free admission through Puerta de Santiago that gives access to Plaza de la Armería from Bailén Street.  

Changing of the Guard: free admission at Puerta del Principe (Bailén Street)

Times

Changing of the Guard: Every Wednesday and Saturday from 11am to 2pm (except on days of official events or inclement weather). From 1 July to 31 August, due to the heat, it is held from 10am to 12 noon. Please note: there is no Changing of the Guard on 25 December and 1 January.

Solemn Changing of the Guard: first Wednesday of the month at noon (except in January, August and September and on days of official events or inclement weather). Approximate duration: 50 mins. Next event: 1 June 2022.

Type
Special events, Other
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