Palacio de Pimentel


Fronting the Plaza de San Pablo is the Palacio de Pimentel, where, on 12 July 1527, Felipe II was born. A tiled mural in the entrance hall shows scenes from the life of the king. The palacio also hosts occasional exhibitions.

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