Sites of the World's Cultures: The Escorial - The Dream of a Devout Monarch (1999)

Genres - History, Travel  |   Sub-Genres - Armchair Travel, World History  |   Run Time - 55 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This visually stunning release takes an in-depth look at the historically significant structure built by Philip II, the Escorial, exploring the various elements of the structure that have captured people's imaginations for years, and discussing the unique history of the building, and its connection to the religion, aristocracy, and values of the old world.