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“Quiet and full of history ”

Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
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Toledo at Your Own Pace from Madrid
Ranked #5 of 126 things to do in Toledo
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Came across this hidden gem and spent the 4 euros to See inside. Amazing space, beautiful tile work and wooden coffered ceilings. Special place for queen Isabella. Church is very spiritual, worth a visit.

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"beautiful cloister"
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"wooden ceiling"
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"burial place"
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"orange trees"
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"second level"
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"catholic monarchs"
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"saint john"
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"king ferdinand and queen isabella"
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"inner courtyard"
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"stone work"
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"gothic style"
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"free audio guide"
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We enjoyed the chapel to rest and cool off after a busy day of walking about. Great acoustics for singing a Gregorian chant (no one else was there!). The cloister was impressive as well.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is one of seven specific monuments in Toledo that you can visit with a “tourist bracelet”, which you can buy from any one of the seven monuments. It’s cheaper than buying tickets for the seven places separately. And it really is a bracelet – a sturdy paper one – that’s waterproof and difficult to tear. I kept mine on for 7 days before cutting it off (I couldn’t just break it ….). Whilst the bracelet is on your wrist, you can visit the named monuments as many times as you want.

The monastery is most easily accessed from the Cambron Gate, but – since Toledo is eminently walkable – you can easily walk to it from anywhere in the city. It’s a 15th century Franciscan building, and its architecture is beautiful. The cloisters provide a peaceful haven. Absolutely worth a visit – and don’t miss the chains hanging from one of the exterior walls ….

Thank PJandSJ
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

This Gothic monastery (plus some Moorish aspects) is a lovely, albeit small, place to visit. I loved the courtyard. The architecture is awesome.

Thank Alfred V
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Well worth a visit. Although small compared to other places it has a lot to see and the cloister is delightful.

Thank Margaret C
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