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Traditional church where the royals were, and still are, crowned.
Calle Moreto 4, 28014 Madrid, Spain
Paseo del Prado
+34 914 20 30 78
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is definitely a good idea to visit this beautiful church when you are in the vicinity of the Prado. The outside has been restored and the inside is beautiful. It is a very peaceful place.

Thank Crcb
Reviewed 13 August 2018

I chanced upon this church while visiting the Prado Museum. It is located just next to the museum on the uphill, very obvious even from afar. I loved the exterior architecture, with its intricate design. Entrance is free. The main chapel is simple, beautiful, quiet...More

Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 15 July 2018

San Jerónimo El Real, also known as Los Jerónimos, is all that remains of one of the most important 16th century monasteries in Madrid. It's a beautiful structure, standing majestically on the hill, overlooking, as though keeping watch, on Museo del Prado. I didn't go...More

Thank Chiew_Pang
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

A stunning and detailed church from the outside. Unfortunately not much to see inside. Worth a quick flying visit after the Prado if you have time. However, no loss if you don’t have time to go in.

Thank CraigE1119
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Originally built in the early 16th century, San Jerónimo El Real has been remodelled and rebuilt several times. It is not a large structure but still worth visiting (no admission charge) just to see the magnificent painting that hangs over the alter. It's a a...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Came in here after a visit to the Prado. Quite a magnificent church and resembles an extension of the gallery with much more art. Well worth a visit.

Thank crawfie
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We were on our way to the magnificent Retiro Park and chanced on this great looking church and what a great find. San Jeronimo El Real is a fabulous looking 16th century church that looks amazing,it's certainly a popular tourist destination and when we visited...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Since there was a looong queue at the Prado museum (and I decided to come back at another time/between 4 and 6 pm its free entrance, therefore even longer) I checked out this little church on the hill in the back of Prado. And this...More

Thank Gerald W
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Great centrally located church. Visited during Sunday service and was able to watch for a few minutes. Located right by the botanical gardens and museum.

Thank TravelBrianCO
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful church right across from the main entrance to the Prado and around the corner from one of the main entrance to Retiro Park. It is a very impressive structure and impeccably well preserved. It is huge looking outside with steps leading...More

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Paseo del Prado
The area around the elegant Paseo del Prado boulevard
is much-visited by both locals and tourists. The
world-famous Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the
Thyssen-Bornemisza museums form a triangle of art and
culture that spans this grand and beautiful avenue. On
weekdays, the Prado Museum opens its doors for free
after-work hours, drawing a diverse and excited queue
of art lovers that wraps around the block. Palacio de
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