Felipe II set out the reasons which led him to construct the Monastery: as recognition for the victory of the battle of Saint Quentin (1557) and his desire to build a mausoleum in memory of his parents, Carlos I de España e Isabel de Portugal, and himself, dedicated to St. Lawrence.
Don’t miss the Plaza of the Kings (Patio de Reyes), the Basilica, the library, the crypt of the Kings (Panteón de Reyes), the crypt of the Princes and Princesses (Panteón de Infantes), the palaces (Palacios), and the Chapter Rooms (Salas capitulares).

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