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Monasterio de las Huelgas

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Address: Calle Compas de Adentro, Burgos, Spain
Phone Number: 947-20-16-30
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10:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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Unforgettable monastery

Las Huelgas is a beautiful monastery from the middle age, with the old king burials. The guide was extremely knowledgable and appasionate. You have to go if you visit Burgos.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Mexico City, Mexico
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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Las Huelgas is a beautiful monastery from the middle age, with the old king burials. The guide was extremely knowledgable and appasionate. You have to go if you visit Burgos.

Thank rhalffter
Mojacar, Spain
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

Dripping with history. Unfortunately excellent guided tour only in Spanish so we missed a lot, wish they had had self guided audio guide so we got even more out of the visit.Go anyway

Thank GeraldineDinwiddy
Verona, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

It is a 20-minute walk from the centre of Burgos, but well worth it. There is a bus there but it isn't very frequent. We had to take a guided tour around the monastery, which normally I don't like, but the guide was excellent - very informed and informative. Beautiful cloisters. There are places to have lunch nearby.

1 Thank aprilevent
Stroud, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Beautiful buildings on the outskirts of Burgos. Unfortunately unable to access as I didn't arrive in Burgos until early evening. It looked magnificent in the setting sun - lovely old buildings and a couple of bars / restaurants on the cobbled road outside.

Thank Michael S
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215 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

The history speaks here. A big old monastery with an entrance fee and a guided tour (in Spanish, only). To get there by bus or 20-30 minutes walk from the old town.

Thank Vannegen
Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

A bit daunting but worth a visit. Old school monastery with a twist of new. Walk around and enjoy the old stone building.

Thank andrithor
Southampton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Definitely not a busy destination. On foot, it'll take about 20 minutes from Burgos downtown. Only guided tours (in spanish), no free visits. However, the tour is included in the entrance fee (which is reasonably priced). A jewel

Thank cicerone35
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

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... More 

Thank Triplanner
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Nice enough monastery with art that is probably interesting, but the included tour was only in Spanish, so there was not much point in our going to visit.

Thank bonsi7
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Extremely impressive nunnery built for the daughters of royalty and nobility by the daughter of our (British) king Henry II. But the compulsory guided tour is entirely in Spanish, with just one informative board also in English - right at the end of the hour long tour. (Make sure you visit the loo first! Doors are opened in front and... More 

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