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Hospital de Tavera

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Address: Calle Duque de Lerma 2, 45003 Toledo, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 925 22 04 51
10:00 - 13:30
15:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 13:30
Mon - Sat 15:00 - 17:30

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Beautiful Ceramics

This 16C Renaissance building has a large columned courtyard and the buildings house painting by Titian, Tintoretto, El Greco, and some stunning tapestries! The old pharmacy has a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 October 2016
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had this place to ourselves and did the guided tour on our own. It is outside the city walls so gets missed by most people. The building is very striking and it has a long history, being owned by the same family. It was built as a hospital for the poor and is now a museum. There is a... More 

Thank Helen R
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This 16C Renaissance building has a large columned courtyard and the buildings house painting by Titian, Tintoretto, El Greco, and some stunning tapestries! The old pharmacy has a large collection of Talavera ceramic containers. Allow 90 to 20 minutes to get the full feel of this beautiful building.

Thank AussieGypsy200
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

A grand building which was once a free hospital for all as also at times a family home. The Chapel, library and Pharmacy are interesting also. Not to be missed when in Toledo.

Thank GGT69
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

While you are in Toledo it is worth to take the guided tour and visit this place. The hospital is turned to a museum for the mid centuries era.

Thank ferasroumani
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

I went there to see El Greco's paintings because there are several places in Toledo where there are his paintings. They were remarkable in the church. The ticket included as well 45 minutes Tour in the old hospital. The last owner had lived there and we could see his private rooms. Lots of art and old furniture and as well... More 

Thank Päivi R
Wivenhoe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Visited mid afternoon and we were able to take the guided tour joined only by 2 others Most interesting was the pharmacy and a couple of old tapestries,Flemish 17thC that were stunning. The El Greco paintings, originals, are without doubt worth a visit even if nothing else is seen. Good architecture also .

Thank berniewalrus2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

A very interesting guided tour gave a good insight into the building and there was plenty of time to look around and enjoy more El Greco. Worth a visit!

Thank Keith A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

I was here several years ago and got to see the crypt, which has the most fascinating acoustics. Visiting in February 2016, I learned that the new owner of the building has decided to close the crypt to the public, which seems silly. Worth a visit, but I would only come here if you have more than one day to... More 

Thank uluvbs
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

It wasn't on my list,it should be on everyone's. It's the hidden treasure and the best kept secret in Toledo. Unbelievably I had a one to one tour with a young lady who was well informed and passionate about her subject. It's astounding,three El Greco's Arabian texts beautifully bound from 16th century.music written on leather skin. A pharmacy complete with... More 

Thank Rustydancer
Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

The place just oozes history from the front door as soon as you walk into the very impressive courtyard and on into the church, with the altar pieces designed by El Greco, who often used mentally ill patients for people in his paintings. The guided tour will give you all the information you require, lovely staff and a worthwhile experience.

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