The Escorial has an austere layout, with the shape of rectangle sized 224m by 153m. At each corner of the complex there is a square tower topped by a spire. South and west of the complex is a set of gardens, with hedges carefully set up in geometric patterns. The cupola of the basilica of San Lorenzo el Real dominates the Escorial complex.
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