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Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande, Madrid

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande boasts the largest dome in Spain. This impressive Roman Catholic church with Neoclassical design is a source of excitement, as the exterior is beautifully done. Once inside, take a tour and discover large collections of paintings, statues, and objects. The guide will explain the importance of the building and its history. The streets surrounding this attraction are filled with shops and entertaining nightlife. With our international travel planner, Madrid attractions like Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Also beautiful on the inside from the outside this Basilica is a feast for the eyes by its colors and its architecture.
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  • Unforgettable guided visit. The best explanations. A very important place in Madrid. Consult because visiting are short
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  • It is an emblematic and ancient Basilica passed many years in works. It is not as famous as other churches but everybody knows it in Latin. It is really nice and is well worth a visit
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  • Wonderful and Gorgeous Church! They close in the middle of the day so it's better to be early there. You are going to get so impressed when you see the inside! Full of symbolism, pictures, art and stories. Don't forget to stand in the middle of the church, just right in the middle and look up and take a picture! If possible go to the top of the church to enjoy a nice view.
  • The inside of this church is visually breathtaking.We also went to Cathedral of Almuenda and it is not as spectacular inside in fact I would say it's a bit so so compared with the Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande.A must see definitely and it only cost 2€ and well worth it and not crowded.
  • I've taken a lot of photos, but it's impossible to take the feeling that we get when we see it on the inside! The guide was just great with a lot of great details and a great mood. Some parts needs restoration for this amazing treasure to keep alive. It was only 3€!!! I would gladly pay 10€ for this. The guided tour was almost 1 hour but I'll have to go there again to see all the amazing details of so much things to look. LOVED IT!
  • Climb to the top of the dome where you have a beautiful panoramic view of Madrid. The church itself is definitely worth a visit.
  • Es un lugar magnifico!
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