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Escorial

Luis Felipe Vivanco

Escorial

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Published by Editorial Noguer in Barcelona .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEnglish translation by John Forrester.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17869938M

The Royal Monastery of El Escorial is an architectural complex built in the 16th century. Is a ‘must see’ to visit the Hapsburg Royal Palace, the Kings and Princes Mausoleum and the Basilica. All built following the Renaissance style. The Valley of the Fallen was built to commemorate the combatants who died during the Spanish Civil War.


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Escorial by Luis Felipe Vivanco Download PDF EPUB FB2

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e-book. Description Reviews. Few buildings have played so central a role in Spain’s history as the monastery-palace of San Lorenzo del Escorial. Colossal in size and imposing—even forbidding—in appearance, the Escorial has invited and defied description for four centuries.

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The book is also the story of Spanish royal power (not as absolute as legend has it, apparently), and the author takes pains to counter a lot of myths about the purpose of the building and about Philip II, its creator/5. El Escorial is a municipality in the Autonomous Community of Madrid, located 45 km (28 mi) northwest of the Spanish capital belongs to the comarca of Cuenca del Guadarrama.

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I'm planning to travel from Madrid to El Escorial. Rick's book says to take the train from the Atocha Station but I read a post on Trip Advisor that said we could catch the C3 Cercanías at Sol Metro station to get there. Sol is closer to where we're.

Escorial book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.5/5. Genre/Form: Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mélida, José Ramón, Escorial. Barcelona: Hijos de J. Thomas, []. El Escorial library, founded by Philip II, houses a rare collection of more than 4, manuscripts, many of them illuminated, printed books.

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Charles V’s son, Philip II, undertook the task after his return from Flanders in and appointed Juan Bautista de Toledo as the royal architect. Hotel Escorial Neiva is located in Neiva and features a terrace. Among the facilities at this property are a hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi throughout the property.

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Find all the transport options for your trip from Segovia to El Escorial right here. Discover Royal Library of San Lorenzo de El Escorial in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain: This influential Renaissance-era library was once the haunt of kings and monks.

El Escorial was declared of “Mankind heritage” and this tour includes all the highlights such as the library, the Monastery and the Basilica and many more. The Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escoriales is the monument that best summarizes the ideological and cultural aspirations of the Spanish “Golden Age”.

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Title: The Escorial A Historical and Descriptive Account. The royal monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial and the remarkably preserved Old Town of Segovia are both UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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