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Published on Aug 1, 2009
This mammoth palace and church complex impresses by its gigantic size and austere style. Among the mayor attractions are the main chapel, Capilla Mayor, the Pantheon with the kings tombs, the Throne-Hall, the Library, and the museum in the summer-palace of Philip II. El Escorial houses many important works of art, among which are the Basilica with the cenotaphs of Phillip II and his father, Emperor Carlos V, and the famous Library with over 40,000 books.