Jardines de Sabatini


The formal French-style Jardines de Sabatini are to the north of the Palacio Real, a palace with lush gardens.

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Spain's jewel-box Palacio Real is used only occasionally for royal ceremonies; the royal family moved to the modest Palacio de la Zarzuela years ago.