The Royal Palace of Madrid is the official living arrangement of the Spanish Royal Family at the city of Madrid; however it is utilized for state services. Ruler Felipe VI and the Royal Family don't dwell in the royal residence, picking rather the more humble Palace of Zarzuela on the edges of Madrid. The fundamental veneer of the Palace, the one confronting the Plaza de la Armeria, comprises of a two-story rusticated stone base, from which rise Ionic segments on Tuscan pilasters encircling the windows of the three principle floors.
The Royal Library was moved to the lower floor amid the rule of Maria Christina. The bookshelves date from the time of Charles III, Isabel II and Alfonso XII. Features of the accumulation incorporate the Book of hours of Isabella I of Castile, a codex of the season of Alfonso XI of Castile, a Bible of Doña María de Molina and the Fiestas reales, committed to Ferdinand VI by Farinelli.