Monasterio de la Encarnacion
Monasterio de la Encarnacion

Monasterio de la Encarnacion

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Top 1% of attractions in Madrid
7 / 10

5 expert reviews

“Once connected to the Royal Palace by an underground passageway, this Augustinian convent now houses less than a dozen nuns.”

– Fodor's

Lonely Planet
"Founded by Empress Margarita de Austria, this 17th-century mansion built in the Madrid baroque style... is still inhabited by nuns of the Augustine order." Full review
Frommer's
"Central Madrid's other royally endowed Habsburg monastery is quietly nestled in a charming little square between the Royal Palace and Plaza España." Full review
Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"The collection also includes numerous canvases by Zurbarán, Bruegel the Elder etc, as well as some remarkable reliquaries and caskets." Full review
Michelin Guide
1 Star
"Founded in 1611 by Margaret of Austria, this convent near the Alcazar (to which it was linked by a passageway), benefited from the generosity of its royal patrons" Full review


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