This is a monumental basilica in which the paintings by Zurbarán and Goya, as well as its enormous dome, which has the third largest diameter of Christendom, are the main attractions. This convent complex substituted for the medieval Franciscan monastery. It was built by Francisco de las Cabezas between 1761 and 1768, the year in which it was taken over by Antonio Polo, who closed the dome.
In 1784, Francisco Sabatini, who made the convex face, finally finished the building which stands in La Latina. The church has a circular central floor covered by a great dome measuring 108 feet in diameter, a large chapel and six smaller chapels, which are also covered by smaller domes. Paintings from the 17th to the 19th centuries are exhibited here.
Groups, pensioners, students and disabled persons: €2
Museum: Tue-Fri 10.30am-12.30pm / 4.00pm-6.00pm
Sat 10:30am-12:30pm / 4:00pm-6:00pm (if no religious events taking place).
July and August:
Tue-Sun 10:30am-12:30pm / 5:00pm-7:00pm
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