Monasterio de la Encarnacion
Monasterio de la Encarnacion

Monasterio de la Encarnacion

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
"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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