Hotel Miranda y Suizo

calle Floridablanca 20, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, 28200, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from San Lorenzo de El Escorial

A Day Trip fit for a King

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson

11

... your thinking…. Yes! I've already been to two other palaces for the Spanish kings near Madrid, each extremely impressive. This Escorial, however, trumps all. This was the living palace of King Philip II, who reigned over Spain during its most powerful time late 16th century. At the time, Philip II was arguably the most powerful man on earth, as Spain's Empire at the time included much of Central Europe, South America, Latin America, Mexico, Southwestern ...

Barajas Airport, Madrid

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

... dismissive. Feeling panicky that I wouldn't get there and back in time, I looked around for some LAN staff to talk to, but the only one I managed to ambush couldn't tell me very much, only that if there were any LAN staff at my flight's boarding gate then I could speak to them instead. There weren't any at the gate though, because it was too early, so I had to go to Terminal 4 after all. Only Terminals 1, 2, and 3 were on the signs, however, so I had to go back downstairs to ...

Not an Inquisition Museum...

A travel blog entry by haspain

3

... was great! It was built as a palace and monastery as a centre to study and aid the counter-reformation... this is probably what Heather meant by 'headquarters of the inquisition'

We got to see the King's chambers, including the bed he died in! His room had a great view of the gardens AND an operable window straight into the Basilica so that he could attend mass in bed (a room service...)

The crypts were crazy. Floor ...

Bienvenido a Madrid

A travel blog entry by victoriabegins

24

... br>
anyhow, the other thing i've noticed is the fathers and sons. when you're walking down the street, there is always a father/son with their arms around each other...like a couple...laughing and talking...it's beautiful. i posted a pic to prove my point.

well, i'm off to Barcelona. ever since the trip in 2010, all vacations seem so short! i feel like i need a year just to explore Madrid!
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Old City Madrid

A travel blog entry by hinekn

... the Muslims were in power and then the Christians. We saw some very old churches, including some of the original churches of Madrid, the huge cathedral and a royal palace that looked much like Versailles. We are planning to do the hop on, hop off bus so that we can go back and see things in more detail. The tour was almost two hours, which just scratches the surface of the rich history of ...

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This hotel, located on calle Floridablanca 20, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, is near Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial and The Valley of the Fallen (El Valle de los Caidos).
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