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Church of Santa Barbara (Salesas Reales)

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Another beautiful church.

The Church Of Santa Barbara ( Church Of The Monastery Of The Salesas Reales ) is yet another... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
293neilk
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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GRAND LOOKING CHURCH

This lovely looking grand church has a little bit of character on it's exterior which is something... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
jordanellie41
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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7 Jun 2018
“Another beautiful church.”
30 Oct 2017
“GRAND LOOKING CHURCH”
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

The Church Of Santa Barbara ( Church Of The Monastery Of The Salesas Reales ) is yet another wonderful looking church in this most exciting of cities. A splendid looking church built between 1750 --1758 ,it was built in the Neoclassical style of architecture with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

This lovely looking grand church has a little bit of character on it's exterior which is something I found lacking with many of Madrid's churches that I visited. It has angel monuments to the very top along with a cross and steeples. Unfortunately it was...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

beautiful and quiet with a small pretty garden.a well deserved break from the busy centre. make time for it while in Madrid!

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

The Church of Santa Barbara has beautiful architecture. It has Baroque and Rococo architecture that make it very elegant. There is a room on the right side of the altar and we asked the priest to let us see the burial place of Queen Barbara...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Although this is a lovely church with an interesting story, I have seen at least 50 other churches on this trip that are better and more interesting inside. It's worth a stop if you happen to be walking in the neighborhood but if you have...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank jonmatson
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Whenever my wife and I go to Madrid, we like to pass by the Church of Santa Barbara and see it. Its architecture is wonderful and the interior of the church is beautiful and is filled with plenty of good art.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

The church of Santa Barbara is certainly one of the most iconic in Madrid and quite rightly so. The appearance of the church itself so quietly tucked away in the Chucea neighbourhood suddenly surprises you as you turn the corner. The detailing in the building...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Tom J
Reviewed 23 December 2015

I love the architecture of the Santa Barbara Church. It is very impressive from the outside and also from the inside. I also like the beauty of the main altar.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 23 April 2015

The Church of Santa Barbara is one of the most beautiful churches in Madrid. It was finished in 1758 by the French architect Francois Antoine Carlier. The church is elegant and the facade is extraordinarily beautiful.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 14 January 2014

I visited the church of Santa Barbara as part of my 8 full-day visit to Madrid and enjoyed it a bit; unfortunately, only 1 of the churches I viewed in Madrid really 'grabbed me (Iglesia de San Antonio de los Alemanes), and for me this...More

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank LPWilliams
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