As the historically and culturally rich capital of Spain,
and the third most-populous metropolis in Europe.
Is a popular tourist destination.
and also is known
for its exuberant vivid nightlife.
One of Spain's most magnificent cities.
It was known as the ‘city of three cultures’
in the Middle Ages, a place where – legend has it –
Christian, Muslim and Jewish communities
A historical pearl in central Spain.
An incredible cathedral and numerous
other Roman churches, an impressive Alcazar,
and a picturesque Old Town together
make up a UNESCO World Heritage site,
declared in 1985.
Located in the town of San Lorenzo de El Escorial,
about 45 kilometres northwest of Madrid.
El Escorial functions as a Monastery, Basilica,
Royal Palace, Pantheon, Library, Museum,
University and Hospital.