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'''San Lorenzo de El Escorial'' (also ''San Lorenzo del Escorial'') is a town about 45 km from [[Madrid]] in [[Spain]].
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== Understand ==
 
== Understand ==
The city's main attraction is the world famous Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, a World Heritage Site, that was the political centre of the Spanish empire when tjhe king was Philip II's. It is often visited as a day-trip from [[Madrid]], however it's a good place to spend 2 or 3 nights, because it is located in a beautiful natural place.
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The city's main attraction is the world famous '''Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial''', (El Escorial for short) , a [[World Heritage Site]], that was the political centre of the Spanish empire when the king was Philip II. It is often visited as a day-trip from [[Madrid]], however it's a good place to spend 2 or 3 nights, because it is located in a beautiful natural place.
  
== See and Do ==
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*'''Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial''': This huge complex is has a Royal Palace, a monastery for monks, a magnificent library, and a large basilica. Kings of Spain are buried in the Kings' Pantheon. It also have an important collection of paintings by Van der Weyden, el Greco, Tintoretto, Veronés or Velázquez.
 
*'''Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial''': This huge complex is has a Royal Palace, a monastery for monks, a magnificent library, and a large basilica. Kings of Spain are buried in the Kings' Pantheon. It also have an important collection of paintings by Van der Weyden, el Greco, Tintoretto, Veronés or Velázquez.
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*[http://www.spain.info/TurSpainWeb/images/Recursos/v1norm/Sights/BIG/CONJMON280765JPG.jpg A general view of the Monastery]].
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[[http://www.spain.info/TurSpainWeb/images/Recursos/v1norm/Sights/BIG/CONJMON280765JPG.jpg]]
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<br> A general view of the Monastery.
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Revision as of 02:33, 12 June 2005

'San Lorenzo de El Escorial (also San Lorenzo del Escorial) is a town about 45 km from Madrid in Spain.

Understand

The city's main attraction is the world famous Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, (El Escorial for short) , a World Heritage Site, that was the political centre of the Spanish empire when the king was Philip II. It is often visited as a day-trip from Madrid, however it's a good place to spend 2 or 3 nights, because it is located in a beautiful natural place.

See

  • Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial: This huge complex is has a Royal Palace, a monastery for monks, a magnificent library, and a large basilica. Kings of Spain are buried in the Kings' Pantheon. It also have an important collection of paintings by Van der Weyden, el Greco, Tintoretto, Veronés or Velázquez.
  • A general view of the Monastery].

Do

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Get out

External links

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