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Valle de los Caidos

Carretere de Guadarrama, 28209 San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
+34 918 90 56 11
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Nuestros sentimientos nacionalistas intransigentes, ha cegado nuestra opinión ideológica arremetiendo con todo aquel Republicano. Es por esto, que aun el paso del tiempo sin habernos pronunciado en contra de nuestras barbaries, hemos decidido finalmente dar un paso al frente y usando el raciocinio, decir que nos hemos equivocado. Desde "El valle de los caídos", deseamos que algún día se haga justicia por los hechos acontecidos en nuestra historia española. Finalmente, y repitiéndonos, les pedimos mil disculpas por todo. ¡Viva la República!
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Carretere de Guadarrama, 28209 San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
+34 918 90 56 11
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had not heard about the Basilica before and happened upon it by accident. It is located near the town of Escorial outside Madrid and it one of the most amazing sites we have seen anywhere. As you arrive, you will first see the 500...More

Thank abarker02
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I knew that this was closed on Mondays but assumed that you would still be able to drive near to the monument and see it and just not be able to go in. However the whole area is closed as it is located in a...More

Thank LAW64
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The history of the place is strange, but the architectural building is beautiful and the sculptures, I have never seen something like that is incredible work. Is miles away from Madrid, but is worth it, the feeling you get inside the place is amazing. The...More

Thank Elsandra R
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

If you haven't been here you have to! It's a church, huge by the way, craved into a mountain! It's all stone and it's unbelievable to know that this was built in the last century! Should be a wonder of the word, the architecture, the...More

Thank madrilena000
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Even though this place keeps somewhat sad story behind the construction, it worths to visit. It shows tremendous architectural wonders and beauties. You can find the notorious dictator Franco's tomb inside. We visited this place one very hot summer day, the inside of the building...More

Thank dannykim3
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Best to hire a car to get here as it is about 3 miles off the main road and the buses leave you limited time there. First visit several years ago we took the bus from Escorial but we only had about an hour to...More

1  Thank macleodScotland
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This attraction is a few miles outside Madrid but well worth the time it took to get there. The cross can be seen for miles across the valley but it isn't until you stand below it until you take in the magnitude of its size....More

1  Thank Brian T
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

As earlier said. This was a great trip which was only 40min away from Madrid. Can only recommend this because you will not be disappointed.

Thank Harri P
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This basilica is on Guadarrama range with basilica implanting into the mountain beneath the giant cross. The main hall is very huge with center locating the cross which is the same position of tge giant cross. Pictures/ video/ cameras are not allowed in the basilica....More

Thank jajavalB
Reviewed 23 June 2017

A 500 foot tall granite cross is visible from a distance to mark the mountain which contains an underground basilica housing up to 40,000 victim's of Spain's 20th century civil war which occurred from 1936 to 1939. The interior of the basilica is impressively cut...More

1  Thank Scouter710
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31 July 2016|
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Response from Alex F | Reviewed this property |
From parking area to Monument about half kilometer or 500 m. There was no alternative to climb to the top of the cross other than the funicular which is or was undergoing repairs.
5 July 2016|
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Response from Robin P | Reviewed this property |
1. Fiund the name of tour provider - it will be on your voucher or reservation confirmation. 2. Google them, find an email address and email them re pick up, providing name and full address of where you are staying... More