A monastery containing several museums
The Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Royal Monastery is an artistic treasure which has been conserved over the centuries, and is designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.
The Embroidery Museum features liturgical robes made at its embroidery workshop, including pieces from the 15th-19th centuries. There are more than ninety volumes produced by the Guadalupe monastery scriptorium between the 14th and 19th centuries in the Museum of Illuminated Manuscripts, as well as huge missals and two 15th-century books on the Passion of Christ. The old dressing room houses the Sculpture and Painting Museum, containing works by Goya and El Greco, along with carvings by Anequín de Bruselas and Egas Cueman, and a marble crucifixion attributed to Michelangelo. There are paintings by Zurbarán in the old sacristy.