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Traditional church where the royals were, and still are, crowned.
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Calle Moreto 4, 28014 Madrid, Spain
Paseo del Prado
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Next door to the Prado is this lovely church. The facade is really beautiful and the inside is as well. If you enjoy touring cathedrals as much as I do, make sure to take a few moments to appreciated this lovely church.

Thank cliffordicus
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

This church is very nice. The picture behind the alter is fantastic. It was open and there was no fee for entering. It only takes a couple minutes and is really nice.

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 7 September 2018 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

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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

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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 293neilk
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
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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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