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Plaza Conde 4, 45002 Toledo, Spain
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 March 2008

If you are any where near Toledo for any time at all, you MUST go to Iglesia de Santo Tome to see in person El Greco's masterpiece "El entierro del Conde de Orgaz" (The Burial of Count Orgaz). In the 8 days I spent in...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The El Greco painting “The Burial of the Lord of Orgaz” is the principal – one might even say the only – attraction here. It’s a great painting, but the enjoyment of it can be marred by the hordes of tourist groups that visit it...More

3  Thank PJandSJ
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This painting will grab your attention. It is wonderful and photos are prohibited to maintain the huge painting. The church is very pretty and each church has its own flavor.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sure it's an old church, but still the conditions are very poor to see one El Greco masterpiece. Yet the staff was unfriendly if not rude. If you're not a El Greco die hard fan you may skip this church and save the money for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The main draw at this small church is the El Greco painting 'The Burial of the Count of Orgaz' in the front hall. The painting covers an entire wall and is a great example of the artist's work. It's worth spending some time studying the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty much an exhibit to see the gorgeous fresco by el Greco. Beware of the tour groups we were caught behind one and had to wait a decent time to have a meaningful time to appreciate the art. Again with the wristband for 9 euros...More

Thank Nhmch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You go in one door and into a single stuffy room, jam packed with people and then out the next door, took under 5 minutes. You are not allowed to take photos. I didnt enjoy it.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This painting outside the church is a must see I think even if you are not an art lover as it is the original, a copy is in the Prado in Madrid. The only issue we had was that there are so many tours going...More

Thank Pete626
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Our guide provided an excellent explanation of this stunning artwork. Sadly, no photos are allowed. The piece is remarkably well preserved.

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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Toledo – an expression of Spanish History Toledo is a beautiful, historic city atop a hill and bounded on three sides by river Tagus in Castilla La Mancha region in Spain. It has the unique distinction of being known as the “ City of three...More

2  Thank mraseemvivek
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Never had heard the story of his St Steven and St Augustine buried the church’s benefactor. Very interesting.

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Reviewed 4 September 2018

Entrance costs 2.80 euros but you can buy the bracelet by 9 euros, which allows you enter on another 6 monuments as Saint John of the Kings Monastery and Saint Mary synagogue. Certainly, the main "attraction" it is an original painting from El Greco, I...More

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Response from adrian p | Reviewed this property |
Lo siento mucho, pero no lo se. En esos viajes, uno mira sólo lo principal y mas en la epoca que fui de primavera. Espero logres encontrar respuesta, quizás preguntando en la misma iglesia. Felicidades, Adrian
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Response from DiK2DiK | Reviewed this property |
Our guide picked up the group tickets quickly.We traveled with a tour and we waited approx. 10 minutes, for one group in front to finish and then we had our turn. There is no way to avoid a line when there is a line. Of... More