Iglesia de San Isidro, Madrid

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Grand, ornate, and elegant, Iglesia de San Isidro represents a 17th-century Baroque church erected in recognition of the patron saint of Madrid Isidore the Laborer and his wife Santa Maria de la Cabeza. A collaboration of sorts, the temple represents the work of architect Pedro Sánchez, who began working on the church in 1620 under the Jesuit Order. The temple later came under the patronage of Saint Isidro, which prompted a renovation of the interior, including a chancel, high altar, and rich decoration. In 1936 the structure fell victim to fire during the Spanish Civil War, after which the temple underwent two decades of restoration, with the addition of a new facade designed by architect Javier Barroso. Many of the relics have since been recreated through replicas. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Madrid holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Iglesia de San Isidro and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Just enter, right you are an image of the Virgen de los Reyes, patron saint of Seville, next to images of more devotion of that city: la Esperanza Macarena and the Lord of great power. In the same Chapel, a picture of Santa Angela de la Cruz, foundress of the Sisters of the cross and reliquaries of Cardinal Spinola and Santa Maria de la Purísima, sister of the cross. Devotion of Seville in Madrid.
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  • I've gone to see the San Isidro Institute because during the school year can visit a museum that is on the ground floor and I've seen pass the Church. Religion lovers can not miss it. In addition, I do not know if it has agreed it was a good time, because there were many people...
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  • Was played as the Madrid Cathedral Church is the Church of San Isidro, the remains of St. Isidro Nikki is enshrined at the altar of the miracle that is. Isidro was alive is of the 12th century. And without corruption that remains even now, still sleeping under this altar. I would say that's true, kinda occult attaching may have.
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  • Going out the Arco de Cuchilleros and walking in the direction of Puerta Cerrada, we pass a stationery shop that Deserve our attention, located in Calle de Cuchilleros, nº10. The lower part of the facade is constituted by a rock commercially known as "marble black". In reality it is a type of limestone with abundant presence of fossils: shells of Molluscs, usually bivalves. The facade of the Collegiate Church of San Isidro is built with granite from the Sierra de Guadarrama, near Madrid. Remember that granite is a rock formed by three types of minerals: quartz, light gray; Mica (biotite if it is colored) Shiny black, Muscovite if white or gray); And white or pink feldspars.
  • its is made up of marmol and limestone
  • The magnificent church !
  • The Church of San Isidro honors San Isidro, who is the patron saint of Madrid. The church has many followers who were from Seville and there are copies of the statues of the churches from Seville.
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