Real Academia de la Historia, Madrid

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Real Academia de la Historia (RAH, English: Royal Academy of History) is a Spanish institution in Madrid that studies history "ancient and modern, political, civil, ecclesiastical, military, scientific, of letters and arts, that is to say, the different branches of life, of civilisation, and of the culture of the Spanish people". The Academy was established by royal decree of Philip V of Spain on 18 April 1738.
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  • It was the Royal Academy of History about two minutes' walk south of Leon Street from Cervantes' house on Cervantes Street. It was not a place where ordinary tourists could use it, so I just checked the location.
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  • I have been able to visit, even if it was short, on the occasion of the Night of the Books a guided tour by House staff some of the instances of this building. The guide with an excellent...
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  • The building was built by Juan de Villanueva in 1788, to house the headquarters of the Casa de Nuevo Rezado of the Jeronimos monks. It is a building built in neoclassical style, of great simplicity. Outside the main cover stands out, with a highlighted entrance and a balcony in saledizo, adorned with the grill of San Lorenzo. Recently restored by the architect Chueca Goitia.
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