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Iglesia de San Manuel y San Benito

Calle Alcala 83, 28001 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 35 76 82
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Amazing church

The church it's in a great location, near retiro! The architecture of the church it's really nice... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
madrilena000
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Madrid, Spain
via mobile
Tower and a Dome

Right beside Parque de El Retiro this church is spectacular with it's cream tower and orange red... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
tezpil
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Calle Alcala 83, 28001 Madrid, Spain
Barrio de Salamanca
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

The church it's in a great location, near retiro! The architecture of the church it's really nice, bizantine style! You must walk in and admire the art work, the decoration of the walls and the dome!

Thank madrilena000
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Right beside Parque de El Retiro this church is spectacular with it's cream tower and orange red dome. Looking good and some greenery aswell. It's right next to Retiro tube.

Thank tezpil
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I always stay at the Barrio Salamanca when I visit Madrid with my wife. The Church of San Manuel and San Benito is a must see for us because we find it very beautiful and it is very walkable from our hotel. We like to...More

2  Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

The church is spectacular, with high vaulted ceilings decorated with tile art. Entrance is free, and it is not touristy. It offers mass regularly.

Thank Enrique F
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The Church of San Manuel and San Benito is a must see because of its very unusual architecture. Its architecture is Neo-Byzantine and it was built between 1902 and 1910 by the architect Fernando Arbos. It is quite beautiful.

Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Metro: Retiro All for the glory of God! Beautiful! Inside, It was all mosaic tiles- it was glittering. Dome-shaped and had Arabic influences. My camera couldnt quite capture its magnificence.

Thank mamabelz
Reviewed 23 April 2016

The architecture of the Church of San Manuel and San Benito is very unusual in Madrid and is Neo-Byzantine, a modernist creation. My wife and I always enter this church to pray, since we always walk in the area.

Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

The church of San Manuel and San Benito is a charming church that will happily give you something to admire. The entrance is free so gives the opportunity to explore as well if you have the time.

Thank Tom J
Reviewed 23 December 2015

I love the architecture of this church. It is Neo-Byzantine architecture, which makes it very unique in Madrid. We went at twilight and saw the beautiful nativity scene (belen) that was installed on the right side of the church.

Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

This church is worth a visit, small but beautiful with a great time work specially in its dome. Entrance is free.

Thank Martaribeiro
Nearby
Barrio de Salamanca
Broad, tree-lined avenues with pretty streetlights
frame the neighbourhood of Barrio Salamanca. With
beautiful condominium buildings that make up most
blocks in this area, this part of town is refined and
quiet. It is also host to a few of the city's large
shopping avenues, including Calle Serrano and Calle
Jose Ortega y Gasset. A walk down these streets will
reveal upscale chains, small boutiques, and plenty of
...More
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