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Reviewed 1 week ago

This church was quite a surprise. We did an interesting tour, although it was in Spanish we got the gist of it. Beautiful decor. Well worth a visit

Thank PatNor
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hurried over to the basilica before it was scheduled to close. To my dismay, you're only allowed to enter if: 1. You pay 5 Euros (I don't have a problem with the cost, and... 2. You are not allowed to roam freely, taking your...More

Thank danoinec
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really beautiful in side but its a basilica like so many in europe, i recommend a visit but you will see same as others, colourful and light inside allow half hour at the most if judt going inside to look around.

Thank idaho92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you have to go for a sunday mass if you have the time or happen to be there over the weekend. i have never felt such vibrations running through my body before.

Thank RunawayTravellerss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is so much to see in this beautiful cathedral - take time to enjoy each room. So much history and such beautiful artwork. Garden was in full bloom and views of the city were great.

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Glad we did not miss this gem! Had to pay to get in and Spanish tour is included. We skipped the tour and angered around ourselves. Don’t miss the Goya painting. Neoclassical style basilica which is very old and very impressive.

Thank maapar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not only is this an architectural gem, but the paintings, statues and stained windows, as well as the impressive altar make this a must see in Madrid.

Thank NilouferD
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stopped in here in the afternoon. The man at the front desk was amazing. You do have to pay to get in, but he gave me the student discount just to be nice. The tours were in Spanish, which I do not speak, so...More

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Neo-classic in style, this church cuts an impressive profile on Madrid's horizon and should be visited, as it contains works of Goya and Zurbaran.... check its time table, though, as you may up for a surprise..! Don't neglect its beautiful rose garden, from which you'll...More

Thank Giorgio G
Reviewed September 29, 2018

This is a gorgeous, if not breathtaking, church. The dome of the church is very impressive, if not inspiring. The hand made carvings on the wooden doors are also unique.

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Bappa2222
February 18, 2018|
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Response from R0xy1 | Reviewed this property |
Hello. I paid 5 euros but that was because I arrived at the time of a guided tour. I did read that it is normally 2 euros to enter without the guide.
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Chiquis926
October 16, 2017|
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Response from adele-fitchett | Reviewed this property |
The opening hours are Tuesday to Friday: 11:00 to 12:30 and 16:00 to 18:30. Saturday: 11:00 to 13:30.
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Chiquis926
October 16, 2017|
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Response from Oded T | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I really don't remember because it was open when we came. in their website it informed as: Tuesday to Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from... More
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