beautiful Church with a nice view from outside you can sit and enjoy beautiful seens and lovely flowers
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The majority of Basilicas are magnificant in Europe and the Real Basilica does not disappoint! Recommend very early in the morning or very late evening during summer.
Madrid just does not have the great churches we saw in other cities we visited. However this is one that rivals any of the others we saw. The thing it has is a unique design with its dome, the entire church is round. There are...More
Check on line for opening hours, as they are more limited than other attractions. For that reason, there appeared to be fewer tourists -- but very worthwhile.
As we had a view of the basilica from our hotel, we went and looked around. The grounds outside are often filled with local families and is a good place to get the atmosphere of Madrid. The insides are fascinating and worth the entry fee...More
I have been to many cathedrals and basilicas in Europe and this one rates very high among all of those. Upon entering, I felt like the interior was quite similar to St. Paul's cathedral in London but the paintings, frescoes, stained glass and chapels were...More
Words cannot describe the beauty of the inside of this basilica. The view of the dome, which is reputed to be the largest in the world, is breathtaking. And the availability of a guide, albeit in Spanish-speaking only is a big plus