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San Jerónimo el Real, Madrid

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San Jerónimo 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. Put San Jerónimo el Real and other Madrid attractions into our Madrid trip itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Church of San Jeronimo el Real 15 c. Is located next to the Prado Museum and therefore it is convenient and necessary to visit. I must say that the church is very beautiful externally, and inside it a...  more »
  • This is the 15th-century Gothic church at the end. After looking at the Prado Museum, on the green hills on the East side of saw white a beautiful church. Arrive at the Church and climbs out of the white stone. The white Dome light, very nice.
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  • Entering this church I had a kind of déjà vu: I felt like I was back at the Jeronimos Monastery in Lisbon! The style is exactly the same as is equal to the entry of the two churches. Located exactly behind the Prado
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  • Beautiful church inside and out. Not the biggest or the most spectacular in the city but it is quiet and peaceful.
  • This impressive and charming place with lots of tourist.
  • Wry charming church!
  • Very nice and impressive
  • Historically interesting....be cognizant of hours open