A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “La Granja: Spain’s Little Versailles”, 21 August 1970

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “La Granja: Spain’s Little Versailles”, 21 August 1970 »

12 Apr, 2023
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La Granja with its formal gardens, arranged with geometrical precision, its statues depicting mythological figures, its serene, ordered beauty, is often called the "Little Versailles" for it bears a marked similarity to the famous gardens created by Lenótre for Louis XIV of France.

THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OPEN HOUSE: Why You Might Want to Come

THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OPEN HOUSE: Why You Might Want to Come »

25 Sep, 2019
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Founded by King Philip V in 1712 as the Palace Public Library, the National Library, as it is called today, has a rich history, apart of course from its impressive collections. No wonder it is officially the State Repository of Spain’s Cultural Memory.

OPEN HOUSE — FOR YOUR READING PLEASURE!

OPEN HOUSE — FOR YOUR READING PLEASURE! »

3 Apr, 2017
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Go through the awesome portal of the Biblioteca Nacional and you’re catapulted into the wonderful world of books and ancient manuscripts. Special event: Open House, 9 April 2017