AND THE ROYAL CONVENTS
Have you heard about royal convents in Madrid ?
Madrid Walk and the Royal Convents by Madrid Museum Tours
This private Tour by a licensed guide begins at Royal Convent of the Barefoot Nuns Madrid
Founder was Juana de Austria, daughter of emperor Charles 5 th. She almost became the only Jesuit nun of her time.
Doña Juana donated this imposing Renaissance Palace to the Poor Clare Franciscans Cloistered Nuns. This order, after nearly 500 years, continue to live here and maintain it. The Royal Convent also won the 1987 Prize of Best European Community Museum. Its main attraction are the ten 17th century Flemish tapestries based on the sacrament of the Eucharist. Great painter Peter Paul Rubens painted the cartoons. However, our private tour goes beyond descriptions. Discover with us the astounding secrets hidden behind the doors of the convent.
The private tour continues with a visit to the Royal Monastery of the Incarnation. Sponsored by the Habsburg kings Philip III and his wife Margaret of Austria and Styria. The kings donated the building to the Augustinian cloistered nuns. Only 14 nuns continue today continue to its maintenance. Its main attraction are the Hall of Relics and the Counter Reformation atmosphere of the place. It prevails in every corner of this art gallery and convent. As client of Madrid Museum Tours, enjoy an UNIQUE ADVANTAGE. A norm of these Royal Sites, dictates that only group tours in Spanish, up to 20 participants, are allowed.
With Madrid Museum Tours, you will enjoy an individual private tour in English.
About the private Madrid Walking Tour segment. : Please find all information by clicking on the link in the previous line…