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Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Monastery in Spain

El Escorial is a vast building complex located in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, near Madrid, in central Spain.

The construction of El Escorial began in 1563 and ended in 1584, under the reign of King Philip II.

El Escorial houses a royal palace, a basilica, a pantheon, a library, a school and a monastery.

El Escorial is open to the public and can be reached by train from Madrid.

El Escorial is known for its symmetrical design, which is said to represent the grid of the universe as understood by Renaissance-era cosmographers.

Location: San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Inception: 1563

Founder: Philip II of Spain

Architectural style: Renaissance architecture

Length: 192.5 m

Width: 152 m

Accessibility: Wheelchair limited access

Website: entradas.patrimonionacional.es/es-ES/comprar-entradas-palacios-reales-monasterios

Sources: Wikimedia, OpenStreetMap

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Royal Crypt of the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial Royal crypt in El Escorial, Spain.

Spain 84 m
Royal Crypt of the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial
Spain 84 m
Monastery and Site of the Escurial, Madrid Monastery in Spain

Spain 0 m
Monastery and Site of the Escurial, Madrid
Spain 0 m
Royal Basilica of San Lorenzo de El Escorial Minor basilica in Spain

Spain 56 m
Royal Basilica of San Lorenzo de El Escorial
Spain 56 m
Gardens of the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial Cultural property in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

Spain 150 m
Gardens of the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial
Gardens of the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial Cultural property in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
Spain 150 m
Library of the Monastery of El Escorial Historic library in Spain

Spain 162 m
Library of the Monastery of El Escorial
Library of the Monastery of El Escorial Historic library in Spain
Spain 162 m
Casa 1.ª de Oficios (dependencia del Monasterio) Cultural property in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

Spain 157 m
Casa 1.ª de Oficios (dependencia del Monasterio)
Casa 1.ª de Oficios (dependencia del Monasterio) Cultural property in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
Spain 157 m
Casa 2.ª de Oficios (dependencia del Monasterio) Cultural property in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

Spain 160 m
Casa 2.ª de Oficios (dependencia del Monasterio)
Casa 2.ª de Oficios (dependencia del Monasterio) Cultural property in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
Spain 160 m
Casa de los Infantes (dependencia del Monasterio) Cultural property in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

Spain 193 m
Casa de los Infantes (dependencia del Monasterio)
Casa de los Infantes (dependencia del Monasterio) Cultural property in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
Spain 193 m
Casa de la Reina (dependencia del Monasterio) Cultural property in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

Spain 193 m
Casa de la Reina (dependencia del Monasterio)
Casa de la Reina (dependencia del Monasterio) Cultural property in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
Spain 193 m
Teatro Real Coliseo de Carlos III Historical theatre in Spain

Spain 191 m
Teatro Real Coliseo de Carlos III
Teatro Real Coliseo de Carlos III Historical theatre in Spain
Spain 191 m
Casa 3.ª de Oficios (dependencia del Monasterio) Cultural property in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

Spain 197 m
Casa 3.ª de Oficios (dependencia del Monasterio)
Casa 3.ª de Oficios (dependencia del Monasterio) Cultural property in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
Spain 197 m
Casa de la Compaña, San Lorenzo de El Escorial Cultural property in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

Spain 239 m
Casa de la Compaña, San Lorenzo de El Escorial
Casa de la Compaña, San Lorenzo de El Escorial Cultural property in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
Spain 239 m
Casa de Peláez o del Infante D. Gabriel Cultural property in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

Spain 358 m
Casa de Peláez o del Infante D. Gabriel
Casa de Peláez o del Infante D. Gabriel Cultural property in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
Spain 358 m
Church of St. Lawrence the Martyr Church in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

Spain 468 m
Church of St. Lawrence the Martyr
Church of St. Lawrence the Martyr Church in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
Spain 468 m
Casita del Infante Historic residence in Spain

Spain 970 m
Casita del Infante
Casita del Infante Historic residence in Spain
Spain 970 m
Casita del Príncipe Royal residence in Spain

Spain 1.1 km
Casita del Príncipe
Casita del Príncipe Royal residence in Spain
Spain 1.1 km
Biblioteca Municipal de El Escorial Library in Spain

Spain 1.6 km
Biblioteca Municipal de El Escorial
Spain 1.6 km
Arboreto Luis Ceballos Arboretum in Spain

Spain 1.7 km
Arboreto Luis Ceballos
Arboreto Luis Ceballos Arboretum in Spain
Spain 1.7 km
Church of San Bernabé Church building in El Escorial

Spain 1.8 km
Church of San Bernabé
Church of San Bernabé Church building in El Escorial
Spain 1.8 km
Hermitage church of Our Lady of Grace Hermitage church in San lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain

Spain 1.9 km
Hermitage church of Our Lady of Grace
Hermitage church of Our Lady of Grace Hermitage church in San lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
Spain 1.9 km
Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial and Escorial Historical monastery in Spain

Spain 2 km
Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial and Escorial
Spain 2 km
Silla de Felipe II Historical seat in Spain

Spain 2.4 km
Silla de Felipe II
Silla de Felipe II Historical seat in Spain
Spain 2.4 km
Prado Nuevo Religious site in Spain

Spain 2.6 km
Prado Nuevo
Prado Nuevo Religious site in Spain
Spain 2.6 km
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