El Escorial

The World Cultural Heritage site "El Escorial"  is the largest Renaissance building in the world. The "Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial" was built in 1584 to commemorate the victory at Saint Quentin over the French. The castle and monastery complex also houses the Royal Grave Chamber.

 

El Escorial

 

Excursions in the vicinity of Madrid

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Travel Guide Madrid

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