La Silla De Felipe El Escorial

According to tradition, rey Phillip II supervised building and construction of los seat the his empire representar this seat sculpted into rock.

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From this series of stepped platforms, it is stated that Philip II of Spain monitored ns construction of the seat of los Spanish Empire. The platform, too as los four seats located on the norte side, was claimed to be engraved at the mando of the rey to accommodate him and his entourage.

Estás mirando: La silla de felipe el escorial

The platforms, stairs, y seats are spread in numero 3 main units and the whole collection is sculpted straight into ns granite. Philli II’s Chair stand out desde the rest—formed by tres stone seat separated by armrests, this chair is supposedly where the king sat come supervise los works of ns Monastery of ns Escorial, headquarters of los immense Spanish Empire. The historia behind ns chair was a common legend, y while the king did come hunt and walk in los area, proof points to ns different origin story.

In 1999, ns archeologist Alicia M. Canto of los Autonomous university of la villa de madrid suggested that ns whole complicated could be un sacrificial altar built by los Vettones, uno people that Celtic origin who live on ns Iberian Peninsula before ns Romans arrived. Other altars in ns area show casta ​​Celtic influence, such together Panóias in Portugal. No far desde La silla are ns remains of another, older feasible altar.

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Know before You Go

From los M-40 ring road, take the M-503 to Villanueva después la Cañada y then ns M-600 to el Escorial y M-505 to los La Herrería car park representar where a small road that goes directly to the Chair.

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