Museo de Tapices de la Catedral, Toledo

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Museo de Tapices de la Catedral is located in Toledo. Plan your Museo de Tapices de la Catedral visit and explore what else you can see and do in Toledo using our Toledo vacation route planner.
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  • Museo de Tapices y Textiles de la Catedral was a museum that surprised me, for rarely has been as big a wall hangings experience. In the vast majority of the exhibited rugs, you can really see what the motives depicting, which otherwise often can be difficult when the carpets are old and worn. A total of 24 impressive rugs displayed in this still new museum, which opened in 2014. The most impressive is perhaps the Belgian carpet Weaver Jan Franz Van den Hecke (1620-1684) large rugs after designs by Peter Paul Rubens, but also the painter Bernard van Orleys (1492-1542) series with images of Moses ' life, woven by the Belgian Weaver Albert Auwerck (1629-1707) is an experience. In the spaces with the exhibited rugs placed display case with fine cases in gold, silver and ivory. Here is also statues, splendid exhibition hageler and an altarpiece by Luis de Velasco, and the visit will end with a "Monumento de Jueves Santo", Skærtorsdags-monument created by Ignacio Haan (1758-1810). The monument was originally placed in Toledo Cathedral and had a very big stair building, which gave it a height of 26 meters. As it is displayed in the Museo de Tapices is stair construction, however, was omitted, and the monument is significantly smaller but still very high. It is distinguished in a special room with lighting from above. As mentioned was the visit to this museum has a large and good surprise. Note that the ticket to Catedral Primada (10 € in 2017) also is valid in Museo de Tapices.
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  • Huge wall tapestries, statues, religious robes..... if you like that sort of thing, then you´ll love this 
  • Impresonantes tapestries made by hand, with their explanations, as well as the papal clothing, sancho IV Crown his sword and other works. Thank the security personnel who left us to spend the next day to visit him. US led some two hours visit it and arrived afternoon the day that started to visit it by blames of the recommendation of an of them selling of them entries in the Cathedral, that according to she is saw in 15 minutes.
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