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Parroquias de San Antonio de la Florida y San Pio X

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Address: Paseo Florida 5, 28008 Madrid, Spain
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Spectacular for Goya Lovers

Or art afficiniodos in general. The perspective on this masterpiece is unbelievable. A bit out of the way but quite doable by regular bus from the Gran Via. And, there is no... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Or art afficiniodos in general. The perspective on this masterpiece is unbelievable. A bit out of the way but quite doable by regular bus from the Gran Via. And, there is no charge!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is not in top tourist attraction list but we went there because we need to use nearby train station principe pio. This small church used to be "the royal church" for the king and Goya painted beautiful fresco alone. No admission fees and church even provide big mirrors to admire easily of painter's works. There is an identical church... More 

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Catalonia, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

I find the experience of getting out of the crowded city center and going on foot from Principe Pío station down to San Antonio de la Florida quite relaxing. Here you can get in contact with a middle popular neighbourhood. Try going along the Paseo or along the river. In the church you'll find beautiful frescoes of most renowned XIX... More 

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Lagos, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

I got to know Francisco de Goya's work better during these holidays. He was a rather versatile painter: he did paintings on a wide range of subjects, he did drawings, engravings, he designed tapestries and... he painted churches. This very small and very plain church houses, besides the fresco's by Goya, the tomb of the painter as well.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

Goya's frescoes in the interior of this small church have been beautifully restored and cleaned. They are well worth a visit for those who love Goya.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

The Goya fresco is stunning and it is totally amazing to see it in situ where the artist painted it - well worth a visit - even though we walked down the wrong side of the railway tracks! After you have been here pay a wee visit to Casa Mingo across thee side street.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

a great little church easy to reach.we had a nice stroll along the river,stopping for a beer at a river cafe.the church is a quaint little place,not to busy but with a goya master piece on it's cieling and the grave of the artist is here as well.it is free to get in and had an interest video show on... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

If you have seen the Goyas in the Prado and in the Bellas Artes museum in Madrid go to thus church in Paseo Florida and see the amazing murals. You'll be glad you did and it's off the beaten track.

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Goya's reputation as one of the best painters of all times is well deserved. If you visited the Prado, you'll have a whole idea of his production along his life. However, nathing is comparable with the richness of visiting a place which has been cleaned up and is now as it was when Goya painted the interior of the chapel.... More 

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Montrose, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

The chapel ceiling has outstandingly beautiful frescos painted by Goya. Goya himself has been laid to rest there. When you go there you may be confused are there are two identical buildings almost side by side. Looking at the buildings, you want the one on the right. The other one was built later as a place of worship so that... More 

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