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Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales

Plaza Descalzas s/n, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 54 88 00
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Plaza Descalzas s/n, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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1 - 10 of 204 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We bought our tickets online for the guided tour. Other option is not available if you want to visit the monestary. They didn’t mention the tour was in Spanish. Whit the introduction it appeared that the guide would not do any effort to conduct the...More

Thank axelleley
Reviewed 4 days ago

The tours get booked up well in advance so book online. They are only in Spanish but it is well worth the gist even if you can't speak Spanish. The beauty speaks for itself. It lasts one hour.

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very important monastery of the 16th century in the heart of Madrid.Dedicated to recall women belonging to Royalty and noble families.Works of Art from these centuries...

Thank Joaquimduque
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As mentioned in most reviews, the monastery is difficult to get into. The guided tours are mostly in Spanish and the groups fill up quickly. If you are Catholic and are interested in the spiritual side to Spanish history then you will enjoy the tour....More

2  Thank stephen813
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

The monastery comes highly recommended however you can only enter as part of a guided tour which are given in the Spanish language. Tours can fill up quickly and advanced booking is also recommended.

1  Thank Kavo85
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Looks good on the exterior but cant comment on the inside. There are no signs and hours on the doors, It was on Sunday September 3 and none around. Read some brochures and they advised to call ahead and book a tour, you cannot visit...More

2  Thank aquauomo
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Why not possible to visit on ones own? Have never liked guided visits. My own pace, my own interests. Word goes that its great on the inside, something I'll probably never see...

Thank Martin v
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Ok, you can't help the stairs or put in a lift for disabled visitors - but can't you make that clear before taking their money. Ok, all tours that day were in Spanish but hardly any of the tourists taking part of the tour understood...More

3  Thank RonG3
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We visited on Sunday after a trip to El Rastro. The contrast was great from hubbub to serenity. Whilst not being Spanish speakers we joined a Spanish spoken tour and it was a delight. The guide, was lovely and enthusiastic. None of the barren simplicity...More

1  Thank Sean C
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Yes it is in Spanish. Yes the hours are crazy. Yes, you can not take pictures inside. However the artwork you will see is amazing. I happened by the place at 4:00 and had no problem or wait to get in the first thing after...More

3  Thank Grover R
Nearby
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Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street
performers, colorful lights, window shopping,
restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and
churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a
collection of plazas interconnected by a network of
side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so
it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as
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Shannaj13
3 June 2016|
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Response from Joop V | Reviewed this property |
We've been for a long weekend to Madrid and went to the Monastry to buy the tickets. If you google: madridticketsinternational, you can book tours to the Monestry a.o. on this site.
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Anna S
1 April 2016|
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Response from juan f | Reviewed this property |
Teléfono: 91 454 87 00 / 91 521 27 79 / 902 04 44 14
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