San Jeronimo el Real, Madrid

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San Jeronimo el Real is a 16th-century Roman Catholic church used historically for royal ceremonies, where Madrid’s elite still holds their weddings. The church's facade is intricately decorated in a neo-Gothic style. Inside, you will find Juan Pascual de Mena’s 18th-century painting Cristo de la Buena Muerte, sculptures by Benlliure, and paintings by Vincenzo Carducci and José Méndez. You will also see neo-Gothic lamps and elaborate stained-glass windows. Flash-free photography is permitted inside the church, so you can photograph the gilded altar and interior decorations. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Madrid holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the San Jeronimo el Real and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • When you visit the Prado, stop for a moment to contemplate this magnificent building next to the museum. If possible, you should visit the church, admission is free and the interior contains many...  more »
  • First i didn't think it's worth visiting when my colleague suggested me to run in her turn to stay in line. This gothic- outside and baroque-inside looking church is really worth visiting. My visit.....  more »
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  • I literally bumped into this church while walking in central Madrid, ( well! You can't miss it ). I really don't mind the visit. Apart from the few minutes of peace and quiet I enjoyed, I could admire the stained glass, its cloister, the several works of art and so much more. I cannot leave out the architecture. Another gem in the beautiful city of Madrid. Really worth visiting.
  • Breathtaking historic church better than some Cathedrals in Europe. Priceless masters on loans from El Prado (round the corner). Daily masses in chapel (12 & 8pm)

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