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El Escorial Monastery – A Royal Ode to God

El Escorial Monastery

Nestled in the Sierra Guadarrama a little over 50km from Madrid sits the splendid and astonishing El Escorial monastery complex. Burial ground for Spanish monarchs, symbol of austere piety and retreat for the Madrid nobility, El Escorial has been an important location in Spanish history for 500 years. The town of El Escorial comprises both […]

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