The Morning Room | Hearst Castle

 Greetings and welcome to the beautiful Morning Room. This space was used by guests as a sitting room for morning activities, and once again later on, in the evening. The Morning room gets its light from the adjoining vestibule, located directly behind you. As the sun rises, it shines...

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Refectory | Hearst Castle

 In a monastery the term “Refectory,” is used to describe a dining room. An interesting feature of this magnificent room, is the beautiful Gothic choir stalls covering the lower portion of the walls. This incredible woodwork, originated as fourteenth century stalls, from Spain. More Destinations on THE GRID  

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Refectory | Hearst Castle

 This room is called the Refectory, this is where virtually all meals were served for breakfast lunch and dinner. If you look towards the ceiling, you’ll see 17 symbolic banners hanging from the walls. These banners represent the different districts of Siena, in Italy. In Italian, they are known...

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Refectory | Hearst Castle

 Please take a moment and look up at the ceiling inside the Refectory. From this vantage point, we see 15 large rectangular coffers, each containing an individual carving of a saint, including: St. George on his horse, the Virgin Mary on the moon, and St. Lucy with her eyes...

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