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Palacio de Sobrellano, Comillas

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Built in 1888, Palacio de Sobrellano is a neo-Gothic building erected for the first Marquis of Comillas Don Antonio López y López. The architecture is breathtaking. Once you get inside, you will find rooms decorated with antique furniture and paintings by artist Eduardo Llorens. Don’t miss the family tomb. Guided tours are typically only offered in Spanish, so you may want to research the site before you go. To visit Palacio de Sobrellano and get the most from your holiday in Comillas, create itinerary details personal to you using our Comillas holiday planner.
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  • There is that pay entry for see it by inside but by outside is free and precious, the foreign and the view that has... It is in the Centre of the city and near the entrance there is a free public parking, now in winter there is room but in summer will be difficult
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  • It is very interesting to see the Palace to understand the humble origin, curious history and the good fortune of the first Marquis of Comillas, closely linked to the monarchy. Neo-Gothic architecture. Fundamental also the visit to the Chapel, a spiritual treasure which only occurs for mass once a year coinciding with the Festival of San Antonio de Padua.
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  • The Palace is currently owned by the Government of Cantabria, and is a museum. It was the first building in Spain to use electric light, since the first Marquis had it installed on one of the visits of SS. Mm. can I enter with guided tour but in winter is relatively small, closed at 17 throughout the cultural area of Comillas. The building on the outside is spectacular.
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  • Very nice from the outside. Visiting hours are misleading. Last entrance is at 1825 and only allowed as guided tour...
  • Located in the town of Comillas (Cantabria, Spain) was designed by the catalan architect Joan Martorell who was built by the first Marquis of Comillas, Don Antonio López y López, finishing works in the year 1888. This grandiose Gothic with a degree Venetian building is rectangular and has inside furniture of Antonio Gaudí and paintings by Eduardo Llorens. On the outside there are sculptures by Joan Roig. Next to the Palace is a beautiful chapel-pantheon of Court also central European and English perpendicular gothic furnishings of Gaudí and modernist sculptures by Joan Roig, Josep Llimona, Venancio Vallmitjana and Agapit Vallmitjana. Works as this Palace, Capricho de Gaudí, Pontifical University or the cemetery with its magnificent sculpture on the ruins of the old Gothic monastery El Ángel exterminador de Josep Llimona made important architects and Catalan Art Nouveau artists of the moment to leave their mark in this population. The Palace is currently owned by the Government of Cantabria, and is a Museum, but also used temporarily as the headquarters of the Comillas Foundation courses pending the rehabilitation of the Seminary of the building of the old Pontifical University.
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  • Majestic Palace, must-see
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  • I think more beautiful on the outside to inside. In the guided tour, they tell you the story of its owner and family, but nothing that you can not find on the internet. Better shooting from the outside and see inside "capricho de Gaudí"
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  • It is a form of transpose an ideal of life that is based on the art, harmony, the mudica and the space. Architecture and good taste in these so rare tiempis tends to be...
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