Museo Convento De Santo Domingo El Antiguo, Toledo

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Learn about El Greco and his art at Museo Convento De Santo Domingo El Antiguo. This museum is dedicated to El Greco’s personal and artistic life. Walk through a house designed to feel like the artist's home, and see some of his famous works alongside copies by his apprentices. Rent an audio guide and take advantage of the video presentations (with English subtitles) to learn more about the artist's life and work. There are restored ruins, gardens, and an Arabic-style fountain. Make sure to bring cash, as the site does not accept credit cards. Use our Toledo vacation planner to visit Museo Convento De Santo Domingo El Antiguo on your trip to Toledo, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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When visiting Toledo, staying inside the old city walls allows for on foot access to all of the area's historical landmarks as well as a tight network of shops, restaurants, and museums. Similarly, staying in the old center, which sits on a raised hill overlooking the city, avoids a daily hike to the city's main attractions. Many old buildings in the center have been transformed into boutique hotels and guest houses, allowing visitors to experience the rich historical heritage and beautiful architecture of the city.
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  • contains some of the best El Grecos work. a must visit for Art Connoisseurs. i would suugest atleasta couple of hours of ur time in toledo  more »
  • Cistercian Convent Santo Domingo is said to be the oldest in the city. It contains not only some of El Greco’s earliest paintings but also the wooden coffin and remains of El Greco which can be viewed...  more »
  • Santo Domingo is a beautiful large convent with on a beautiful and peaceful square slightly off the main tourist areas of Toledo. The convent itself cannot be visited as there are still nuns living th...  more »
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  • Very nice. It is worth visiting the cloister. It's beautiful.
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  • Beautiful monastery and certainly there are to visit the cloister.
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  • Visit cuts, the choir is worth
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  • I have great memories of this visit the year of el Greco
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