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Quite Beautiful

My wife and I were walking along Calle Alcala and saw the Church of San Jose. We went inside to see... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2016
BennyMalaga
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Malaga, Spain
Lovely Church to walk by

We walked by the church of San Jose today and it is a lovely one to admire and take in. The... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2016
Tom J
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Essex, United Kingdom
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11 Jun 2018
“Stunning church.”
6 Jul 2016
“Baroque style church along Calla de Alcala”
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

In a city with so many beautiful churches deciding which one to visit can be hard but as we were staying not to far from Gran Via this church was one that we chanced upon as we were bimbling around this part of town. This...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Iglesia de San Jose (Church of San Jose) is located along Calle de Alcala at the junction with Gran Via. This is a Catholic church that is situated upon the grounds that once held a large Carmelite Convent. The present day church was mostly constructed...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2016

My wife and I were walking along Calle Alcala and saw the Church of San Jose. We went inside to see it again, because we often see this church. It is on a very busy street and inside one can relax and take a few...More

Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

We walked by the church of San Jose today and it is a lovely one to admire and take in. The detailing and colour of the building are very unique. Didn't have time to pop in but the church itself is definitely one to see.

Thank Tom J
Reviewed 23 December 2015

The Church of San Jose is located on a very street, Calle de Alcala. We enjoy visiting this church because it has important art. There is an important sculpture of the Crucified Christ by Alonso de Mena and a San Jose by Luis Salvador Carmona.

Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Attended the mass on Sunday and stayed to admire the beautiful artifacts and the majesty of the cathedral. The architecture and roof detail is awe inspiring. The paintings are calming. Great experience. I took many pictures giving awesome memories.

Thank pdpcpt
Reviewed 14 January 2014

I visited the Iglesia de San Jose 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

Thank LPWilliams
Reviewed 3 January 2014

The church is on Calle Alcala, one of the most busy streets in downtown Madrid. This little church is on this street and is quiet, with few visitors. There is a niche above the entrance door that has the image of Nuestra Señora del Carmen,...More

1  Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 7 October 2013

While the church's façade is not that impressive, its interiors are of a lovely Baroque and Neo-Classical styles. The acoustics in the church is absolutely wonderful, as it is almost totally soundproof to the noises from the busy street outside. Don't miss the lovely Virgen...More

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 30 April 2013

Calle Alcala is a very busy street and this church is located on it, but very few tourists enter the church, which is a mistake because it is a very interesting church inside, with good architecture and art.

Thank BennyMalaga
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Chueca
Chueca is the hip, gay neighbourhood of Madrid where
many of the streets are narrow and intimate, but where
the hustle and bustle and the eclectic storefronts and
people give it a distinctly urban feel. The main
thoroughfare is Calle Hortaleza and the main square is
Plaza Chueca, completely filled with terraza tables
serving copas (mixed drinks) during summer. A mixture
of trendy and grungy, some of the adult businesses
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