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The Palacio Real de Madrid or the Royal Palace of Madrid is also referred to as Palace Orient. It is the official residence of the King of Spain, although King Juan Carlos and his family do not actually reside here. This palace is mostly used for state occasions. The Palacio Real is one of the largest in all of Western Europe. It is located on Bailén street in the western part of downtown Madrid and is therefore easily accessible by car, bus or train, the nearest station being Opera metro station. The palace is open to public, displaying 3,000 rooms, except when there is a state occasion. It has lots of royal collections on display including the Royal Armoury with its weapons and collections of tapestry, porcelain, furniture and other objects of historical importance. Palacio Real de Madrids opening times are Oct-Mar 9.30am-5pm Mon-Sat; 9am-2pm Sun. Apr-Sept 9am-6pm Mon-Sat; 9am-3pm Sun. The ticket prices are 8 Euros without guide, 9 Euros with guide. Children under 5 go free. The palace is wheelchair accessible.