El Escorial

San Lorenzo de El Escorial is a town about 45 km northwest of in . Set in the foothills of the Sierra de Guadarrama, its chief attraction is the Monastery of El Escorial, a World Heritage Site that was the power centre of the Spanish empire under King Felipe II.

Notable Places in the Area

Mount is a mountain in the Sierra de Guadarrama range in the of Spain, a chain that runs from east to west. is situated 3 km north of El Escorial. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

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The House of the Prince is an eighteenth-century building located in El Escorial, . is situated 1 km southeast of El Escorial. Photo: Esetena, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Casita del Infante is a historic building in , Spain, constructed as a private home for the Infante Gabriel of Spain, hence its name. is situated 1 km southwest of El Escorial. Photo: losmininos, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

, also known as El Escorial de Arriba is a town and municipality in the… Photo: jacilluch, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a municipality in the , located 45 km northwest of the capital . is situated 2 km east of El Escorial. Photo: Rodelar, CC BY-SA 4.0.

El Escorial

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