Monasterio de la Encarnacion, Madrid

3.7
The Real Monasterio de la Encarnación (Royal Monastery of the Incarnation) is a convent of the order of Recolet Augustines located in Madrid, Spain. The institution mainly interned women from noble families, and was founded by the Queen Margaret of Austria, wife of Philip III, and thus was well endowed with wealth. Although it belongs to an enclosed religious order, the building is open to the public under the administration of the Patrimonio Nacional.
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  • Very interesting structure. Take a look at the photos. There is brick, which may be more modern, to go along with the center, which is some sort of granite looking stone.  more »
  • Beautiful but tickets limited so but if a bun fight at 4pm to get one. Free if you show uk identification, otherwise €6. Slightly aggressive woman on the door but her assistant very pleasant. Tour...  more »
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  • It's a nice old convent with precious royal collections. One of its great attraction is the blood of St. Pantaleon's blood which is said to liquefy on July 27, his feast day.
  • I haven't had the chance to be inside the building but its history and architecture was really nice to discover. Looking forward to go in some day.

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