El Escorial

 

In 1560 Philip II ordered to Build the New Pantheon Real de San Lorenzo de El Escorial. That would be the pantheon of the royal dynasty residence and also the seat of government. It was one of the reasons for the choice of Madrid as the permanent residence of the court and the government of the various kingdoms and territories of the King of Spain in both hemispheres. As one of the many palaces surrounding Madrid, the court spent long days here, mainly thanks to the natural reserve which was always enjoyed by the Kings, who were very fond of hunting. Therefore, there is still wonderful royalty and nobility in its nearby aristocratic mansions.

 

Considered the 8th Wonder of the World, it stores wonderful treasures of all types of art, it was the largest Renaissance palace in the world at the time, around which extends some of the most beautiful mountains of the Sierra de Guadarrama. Ideal for lovers of history, art and the clear mountain air.

 

Come and Enjoy this Incredible City!

 

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