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ⓘ El Escorial, Madrid




El Escorial, Madrid
                                     

ⓘ El Escorial, Madrid

El Escorial is a municipality in the Autonomous Community of Madrid, located 45 km northwest of the Spanish capital Madrid. It belongs to the comarca of Cuenca del Guadarrama. Its population in 2009 was 14.979.

In the territory of El Escorial is home to the Park of La Granjilla de La Fresneda. The famous Royal seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial also known as Monasterio de El Escorial or El Escorial, located in the neighboring municipality of San Lorenzo de El Escorial. On the outskirts of San Lorenzo de El Escorial is the national monument Valle de Los caidos-Valley of the Fallen.

The towns name comes from the slag escoria deposits from an old local Foundry.

                                     
  • San Lorenzo de El Escorial also known as El Escorial de Arriba is a town and municipality in the Community of Madrid Spain, located to the northwest
  • known as La Granjilla de La Fresenda de El Escorial or La Granjilla is a park in El Escorial Community of Madrid Spain. Built between 1561 and 1569, it
  • El Escorial is a palace - monastery near Madrid Spain. El Escorial may also refer to: El Escorial Madrid a nearby municipality San Lorenzo de El Escorial
  • The Casita del Infante is a historic building in San Lorenzo de El Escorial Spain, constructed as a private home for the Infante Gabriel of Spain, hence
  • Spanish: Casita del Principe is an eighteenth - century building located in El Escorial Spain. It was designed by the neoclassical architect Juan de Villanueva
  • or saint Blaise. It is now in the Real Monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial Ildefonsus is shown in a chasuble, pallium and mitre, holding a bishop s
  • Philip II of Spain El Escorial Madrid La Granjilla de La Fresneda de El Escorial Madrid Juan de Herrera San Lorenzo de El Escorial Madrid Valle de los Caidos
  • Cercanias Madrid commuter rail network, operated by Renfe Operadora. It runs from El Escorial northwest of Madrid to Aranjuez south of Madrid The C - 3
  • canvas painting produced by El Greco in Toledo towards the end of his life. It is now in the Monasterio del Escorial Madrid It shows the apostle standing
  • the museum of the Sacristia Mayor del Monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial Madrid Spain It was painted in the house of the Spanish ambassador in
  • of Madrid Casita del Principe or Casita de Abajo El Escorial Madrid Casita del Principe El Pardo Madrid Casita del Infante San Lorenzo de El Escorial
  • La Conjura de El Escorial The Escorial Conspiracy is a 2008 Spanish historical drama film directed by Antonio del Real and starring Jason Isaacs, Julia
  • Peter Gabriel was born early in the morning of 7 June 1712, at El Escorial in Madrid the King s official residence, almost three years after the death