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Posted on 8, November 2013

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Ver mapa mas grande Aranjuez The origin of Aranjuez goes hand in hand with the Order of Santiago,a religious and military order whose aim was to protect pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago and to fight Muslims. Members of this order used the camp of Aranjuez as a hunting ground and built a palace garden there between 1387 and 1409. In 1497, Ferdinand assumed the mastership of the Order of Santiago, and joined the Order and the field ofAranjuez to the Crown Spain. Thereafter, Aranjuez has always been tied to the Spanish monarchy, partly because it is only only 47 km. from the capital. Later, Charles V [&hellip

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Train Aranjuez 0

Posted on 6, November 2013

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View Large Map Train The Aranjuez Train Station is located in the Plaza de la Estación. Midle and long distance destinations are offered and Aranjuez is integrated in the Cercanías Renfe (Line C-3). Cercanías Renfe Lines Map Official Website Aranjuez Train Station Train Ticket Price Madrid-Aranjuez: Aranjuez is located in zone 6. 6 zones Ticket price: 3,20 €   Train ticket price Madrid-Aranjuez   City bus lines that pass through the Aranjuez Train Station are: line 1, line 2, line 3 and line 4. &nbsp

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Bus Aranjuez 0

Posted on 6, November 2013

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View Large Map Bus The Aranjuez Bus Stop is located in Calle Infantas, 14. There are 3 Intercity Bus lines connecting Madrid to Aranjuez: Line 419 of the Autocares Samar company. Route: Madrid (Estación Sur)-Aranjuez-Quintanar de la Orden. Bus Timetables Madrid-Aranjuez company Samar Line 423 of the Aisa company. Route: Madrid (Estación Sur)-Aranjuez Line N402 Aisa Company. Route: Madrid (Plaza Emperador Carlos V)-Ciempozuelos-Aranjuez   Official website Aisa company Intercity Bus Lines passing through Aranjuez &nbsp

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Royal Palace of Aranjuez 0

Posted on 29, October 2013

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View Large Map Royal Palace of Aranjuez The Royal Palace of Aranjuez, located on the River Tagus, is one of the residences of the Spanish Royal Family. The current building was built in 1561 on orders of Philip II to replace the old one.  It was built by the Masters of the Order of Santiago in order to create a palace more fitting for a monarch. The successive kings renovated and enlarged the Palace of Aranjuez for over 200 years, adding wings and galleries, reforming facades and adding decorative elements, but always following an architectural harmony that makes the Palace [&hellip

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Gardens of Aranjuez 0

Posted on 29, October 2013

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View Large Map Gardens of Aranjuez The Gardens of Aranjuez also called Royal Gardens is a series of landscaped parks and forests that were created for the Royal Palace of Aranjuez. In 2001, it was declared World Heritage Site by Unesco. Their are four different gardens: the Garden of the Island (el jardín de la Isla), the Garden of the Parterre, the Garden of the the Prince, and the Garden of Elizabeth II. The Garden of the Island is so called because the River Tagus (Tajo) surrounds three sides with an artificial estuary on the fourth. Its origin dates from  [&hellip

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Royal House of Labrador of Aranjuez 0

Posted on 29, October 2013

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View Large Map Royal House of Labrador of Aranjuez The Royal House of Labrador is a building that Carlos IV ordered as a resort and is considered his most personal project.  The construction lasted thirteen years (1790-1803) and during this period, there were three architects who participated in its construction. Subsequently, the Royal House of Labrador has experienced two restorations. Inside, the palace is richly decorated, due to both the materials used in its construction and the art collection that it is displayed. Opening Hours Royal House of Labrador: October to March: Working days, Sundays and public holidays: from 10h [&hellip

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Royal Feluccas Museum of Aranjuez 0

Posted on 29, October 2013

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View Large Map Royal Feluccas Museum of Aranjuez The Museum of Royal Feluccas (a type of long and narrow light boats,used in ports and rivers) was built in 1963 and exhibits the boats used by the royal family to navigate the Tagus river. These include a gondola belonging to Philip V, although the ship actually dates to the reign of Charles II, and the boats of Charles IV, Ferdinand VII and Elizabeth II. Opening Hours Museum of Royal Feluccas: October to March: Working days, Sundays and public holidays: from 10h to 17h15 Closed on Mondays   April to September: Working [&hellip

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