You can only see it on a tour and it was more time that what we wanted to commit. The tour was also all in Spanish so it was not helpful. We were disappointed that we could not take pictures of the outdoor cloisters which is the main reason that we went there. We could deal with the fact of... 更多
Another beautiful monastery. In this case it has about the most beautiful cloister (courtyard) and associated carvings that we have seen. Well worth visiting.
This place is about 1 1/2 away from the cathedral. It is a large well preserved monastery with much to see. We visited with a guide that was very knowledgeable about what she was showing us and about the history of Spain of the period.
Walked over to visit, we were refused entry because the compulsory guided tour was full! The information regarding this arrangement was not offered by the Tourist Info office when we went into research. They should offer self guided tours with headsets as included in the entrance fee to the Cathedral.
Now don't get me wrong the church is beautiful, but it is being held to ransom solely for money making purposes, this is the reason I have marked it so terribly. We arrived, Paid our admittance fee to a church, and lets be honest most church's are free to get in, they just charge for additional extras. This church charges... 更多
We had a guided tour with an official city guide, and were shadowed the whole time by a minder. The convent received funds for restoration from the Spanish Heritage, and is obliged to open to the public for certain hours. There is much to see. The monastery was founded in1187 by Alphonse VIII and his wife Leonora, daughter of our... 更多
The history of this place is fascinating and important. A visit here is a must. the architecture interesting and the old town is lovely. Las Huelgas is a bit of a walk from Burgos center, but a short drive away