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Contact details

Paseo de los Alamillos, 2
28200  San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid  (Madrid)
www.rcumariacristina.com
Tel.:+34 918904545

Location

Autonomous region:
Madrid

Province/Island:
Madrid

Madrid

Description

Private university that joined forces with the Monastery of San Lorenzo of El Escorial.

It was founded towards the end of the nineteenth century. It is a private university that joined forces with the Monastery of San Lorenzo of El Escorial.

The 'Escorial-María Cristina' Royal University College was founded in the late 19th century by the Regent Queen María Cristina of Hapsburg. Today it is a private Catholic centre for university studies. It is located in front of the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, completely integrated into the architectural surroundings. Of note are the cloister, the High School, the library and 'Los Laureles' courtyard.

Construction:
University

Artistic period:
Renaissance

Historic period:
19th century

Setting:
The Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial.

Practical information

Schedule

Only the exterior of the monument can be visited.


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