Ryal Pailace o Madrid

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19t century painting o the Ryal Pailace bi Ferdinand Hodler.

The Ryal Pailace o Madrid Spaingie: Palacio Real de Madrid) is the official residence o the Spaingie Ryal Faimily in the ceety o Madrid, although now anly used for state ceremonies. The palace has 135,000 square metres (1,450,000 sq ft) o floor space an contains 3,418 rooms. It is the mucklest functioning Ryal Pailace an the mucklest bi floor area in Europe. King Felipe VI an the ryal Faimily do not reside in the pailace, choosing instead the significantly more modest Pailace o la Zarzuela on the outskirts o Madrid. The present buiilding wis commisioned bi Keeng Carlos III who aa built the Ryal Pailace o Caserta in Naples. The pailace includes paintings bi artists such as Caravaggio, Juan de Flandes, Francisco de Goya, an Velázquez, an frescoes bi Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Corrado Giaquinto, an Anton Raphael Mengs. There is aa a muckle chaipel the main designer o the pailace wis Filippo Juvarra who would later build the Ryal Pailace o Aranjuez. Juvarra aa worked sat the Palazzina di Caccia o Stupinigi for Victor Amadeus II (aa completing addtions tae the Ryal Pailace o Turin) . Juvarra aa designed additions for the Ryal Pailace o La Granja de San Ildefonso for Keeng Felipe V o Spain. The wedding banquet o Infante Felipe, Prince o Austries an Letizia Ortiz took place on 22 Mey 2004 in the central coortyard o the Pailace.

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  • Sancho, J.L. (2014). Guide Palacio Real de Madrid. Madrid: Patrimonio Nacional. ISBN 9788471202949.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Viso, E.E. (2014). The Royal Palace Madrid. Madrid: Patrimonio Nacional. ISBN 9782758005896.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

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