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An extraordinary display

Nativity scenes are a traditional part of the Spanish Christmas. El Escorial takes this tradition... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Rocket_man_in_ESA
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Madrid
Great spot in winter!! Belen navideño at Escorial!

El Escorial is already a really nice city to visit, when you go there in Christmas, you even have... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
thomasbP1521EU
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Roeselare, Belgium
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4 Mar 2018
“A curiosity, tacky, unique and fun with family or friends”
7 Jan 2018
“Life sized nativity scenes.”
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Plaza de la Constitucion, 28200 San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a tradition unique to Escorial lasting a few weeks every Christmas. The townsfolk dedicate lots of time and effort into making life size figures of various nativity scenes and setting them around the streets and squares of central Escorial. There are huts, arches...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Truly impressed by the biblical villages and scenes we came across all over town before Christmas. Tremendous effort by the locals who organize this and they are to be applauded. Where else would you run into a loaded camel train complete with drivers, shepherds with...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Nativity scenes are a traditional part of the Spanish Christmas. El Escorial takes this tradition to new heights with a Nativity scene that occupies most of the centre of town. The square turns into the village of Bethlehem with Roman soldiers, chestnut sellers, a bakery...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

El Escorial is already a really nice city to visit, when you go there in Christmas, you even have the special Belen Navideño which makes this little city only more cosy!

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