San Lorenzo de El Escorial, which looks like a fairytale castle, is where all of Spain’s royal families are laid to rest.

 

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El Escorial, UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a monastery, a royal place, a museum and a school. King Philip II, the most pious king on all of Spain, built the palace for his father to rest his tomb. Now, this is where all of Spain’s royal families are laid to rest.

This enormous castle sits in the small town of San Lorenzo. It looks like it’s straight from a fairytale book. The streets are narrow but I love how the landscape appears between the pastel buildings.

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