Parrilla Principe

Mariano Benavente 12, 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


... impressive, with marble pillars and gold scattered throughout. There is also a "Sistine Chapel-esque" painting covering the ceiling that took my breath away. Underneath the church is the "Panteon", the burial site of nearly every Spanish King since the 16th Century. This was my favorite part of the visit, and probably the most decorated room I have ever stood in. All the walls are marble and accented with real gold. The kings are displayed in the most ...

Not an Inquisition Museum...

A travel blog entry by haspain


... when you consider that they didn't have computers, calculators (or even slide rules) or any sort of mechanised construction equipment!

The hall of battles was awesome. Huge murals run it's full length depicting victories over the Moors and the French. The depictions are so realistic that they were apparently used to teach the new king different war tactics and, in modern day, they've been used by historians to determine the types ...

Cuentame Como Paso en Madrid?

A travel blog entry by maya1991ll


... were more than happy to include me in their conversations. The girls were from Brazil Sao Paulo, they were both lawyers and their names were Ariene and Renata. The guy was from California, which unfortunately I forgot his name after a messy night and forgot to keep in contact with him. But while having a chat with the three, I learned that the American guy came traveling to Spain with another friend, who was half Nicaraguan and half Salvadoran. I later met him and then ...

A taste of Madrid at night pt 1

A travel blog entry by williamluff


... which is meant to be one of the most happening areas of the city. As we go we fend off unwanted advances from shifty-looking men proferring cards advertising prostitutes. Where Lisbon is overrun by drug-dealers, Madrid seems to play host to more pimps than an Amsterdam sex-dungeon. It's pretty unsavoury to be honest.

Preferring something sweeter we stop en route at a funky looking restaurant called Cafe de Tapas for a glass of Tinto de ...

Of Soccer and Stock Markets

A travel blog entry by snichelson


... starch). For the regular dinner, I had enchilado de camarones, which was shrimp and rice in a tomato-based sauce. To top it all off, we also were able to watch the Italy and Germany soccer match, which determined who would play Spain in the final game.

Friday morning I had to be up early for a visit to the Bolsa de Madrid, or Spanish stock exchange. It's a bit of a misnomer now because everything is traded over the internet. My class ...


This hotel, located on Mariano Benavente 12, 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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