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Address: Paseo Florida 5, 28008 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: +34 915 42 07 22
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Quaint little church

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

After visiting the Prado and seeing the paintings of Goya including the black paintings (in a separate rooms in the Prado) we went to visit the church and the fresco he made there before he died. We loved it. Fans of Goya should not miss this place. Yona S

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

A small church on the edge of Madrid with some amazing Goya frescos on the ceiling. Goya's tomb is here also and there is a statue of him opposite. The frescos are well worth a look if in the area, though frankly they are not among Goya's more interesting works (these are in the Prado and display a much greater... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

If you are a Goya fan as I am don't miss this church, is Goyas's resting place, it also has beautiful fresco paintings .

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