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Iglesia San Gines

Calle Arenal, 13 | Puerta del Sol, Madrid, Spain
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“old church” (3 reviews)
“small church” (2 reviews)
“mass” (3 reviews)
Calle Arenal, 13 | Puerta del Sol, Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

Nice small church. Worth entering and have a look around. Beggar sitting in front of the church doesn't add to a nice experience but still :-) Glad that I entered :-)

Thank michaelahr
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Very nice small church. One of the oldest, but reconstructed in 19th century. The church has a nice altarpiece.

Thank 32Morten
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Well worth a visit to see this church. There were many locals in there doing their usual blessing at the time of the visit so nice to see how their culture worships.

Thank Robyn-and-Rob
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We were on a self guided walking tour and had marked this place due to mention of one of the oldest place of worship. You should not just visit the place when a mass has started. You can walk around but be respectful. A good...More

Thank SidB
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were fortunate to be staying just 2 minutes walking to this wonderful old church. Being Catholic and it being Sunday morning when we arrived what better way to start our tour of Spain than mass at this church. I love these old churches with...More

1  Thank wacotom
Reviewed 24 September 2016

When I go to downtown Madrid and walk along Calle Arenal, I always make it a point to visit the San Gines Church because it has plenty of good religious art. All of the paintings have been restored, so they have brilliant colors. Many were...More

Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 6 July 2016

You don't need to be a believer to visit this church. Anyone that enjoys art and architecture should visit this church. Next to the Chocolateria San Gines, you should not nave any excuse not to visit this church.

Thank Alex F
Reviewed 5 July 2016

nice architecture to see the altar is very regal, I love the old feel of the church very well preserve , i love the ally next to the church were the have several book stands and it takes you to the san gines churreria

Thank Manvec
Reviewed 27 April 2016

When my wife and I walked on Calle Arenal, we stopped at this church and took a look again, since we visit it about every 6 months. The church is full of good art, all of the paintings having been restored. The only complaint I...More

Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

It is in your road, if you are at the Sol plaza and you go to the palace. You haven't got nothing to lose if you visit this old church!

Thank stayrosabramidis18
Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street
performers, colorful lights, window shopping,
restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and
churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a
collection of plazas interconnected by a network of
side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so
it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as
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