El Escorial

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El Escorial
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Escorial:  Ehl Es-kohr'-ee-uhl

How it got its name

The El Escorial complex was named for the nearby town of Escorial.

Exterior vs. interior

The austerity of the El Escorial exterior granite structure (see photo) gives scant hint of the resplendent rooms that lie inside.

Nearest major city

You can visit El Escorial as a day trip from Madrid. It's only 40 kilometers (25 miles) away.

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