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The Madrid of LAS Austrias - Free Tour
RECOMMENDED FOR OVER 16 YEARS OLD.
THE TOUR STARTS ON TIME.
YOU ENJOY HISTORY?
We propose to make a particular visit to old Madrid , the Madrid of LAS Austrias , in which the protagonists will be the women , the queens who shared part of their lives with the kings of the House of Habsburg.
Our proposal aims to help expand the vision that is usually held of the female historical figures of this period.
The tour consists of a tour of old Madrid , it consists of 9 stops at emblematic places in the Los Austrias neighborhood , in each of which we will meet a queen. We will let them be the protagonists of this particular walk in which we will approach the story from another angle , from the perspective of these women who are sometimes so little known.
We will visit:
1. GARDEN OF THE PRINCE OF ANGLONA First stop: JUANA I, QUEEN OF CASTILLA
2. PLAZA DE LA VILLA Second stop: ISABEL DE PORTUGAL
3. PLAZA MAYO: Third stop...
8. PLAZA OF THE EAST. STATUE OF...ROYAL PALACE
The tour ends at the Palacio de Oriente.
Would you know which queen married to Felipe II, never set foot in Spain?
Would you know which queen the people of Madrid sang the following verses to?
Would you know which queens stood up to the favorites Francisco de Sandoval y Rojas and the Count Duke of Olivares
*recommended for ages 16+ and for history buffs
What will we visit on this tour?
Meeting point:Pl. de la Paja, 6, 28005 Madrid, SpainPl. de la Paja, 6, 28005 Madrid, Spain
We will be in the Plaza de la Paja, at the gate of the Jardín del Ppe. of Anglona with a fuchsia sign that says: Historical route "El Madrid de LAS Austrias"
1Outside visitPlaza Mayor
2Outside visitPalacio Real de Madrid
3Outside visitParroquia de San Ginés
4Outside visitCalle Mayor
5Outside visitPlaza de la Paja
How much does this tour cost?
Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).
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