Baroque Churches

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Baroque is not only an artistic portrayal, but it is also the mirror of a period. Having a look at the monumental altars, profuse decorations, colossal domes and images of great artistic-historic value is the perfect excuse for a must-see stop in Madrid’s churches in which 17th and 18th century art stands out and where you will be able to discover the churrigueresco or the Baroque evolution styles.



In the heart of the Preciados shopping area stands this lovely seventeenth-century church.

The grave of San Isidro, patron saint of the city is located in the interior of the old cathedral of Madrid.

A little-known but stunning Baroque church whose interior is decorated entirely with wonderful frescoes.

The church of Our Lady of Montserrat is one of the finest examples of baroque architecture in the city of Madrid and is located in Conde Duque..

Notable example of Madrid Baroque style, the temple can be visited where Sol / Gran Vía meet.

The church, which stands in the Literary Quarter, contains a magnificent altarpiece by José Benito de Churriguera.

In Hapsburg Madrid we find one of the finest examples of Spanish Baroque.

Stunning example of the Madrid Baroque style, by Ventura Rodríguez, located right by the Conde Duque Cultural Centre.

Monumental basilica that stands out for its majestic dome and the decorative paintings of Zurbarán and Goya.

Built in 1669, this magnificent church is one of the main icons of Baroque architecture in Madrid.

With a magnificent entrance, this church is considered a jewel of the Madrid Baroque, in the heart of Malasaña.

Interesting representation of the Madrid Baroque period, this church located in the Austrias district dates back to the seventeenth century.

This 17th century convent conserves  a unique collection of Spanish Baroque paintings and conserves the remains of the Blessed Mariana of Jesus.

A Baroque-style church, famous for being the place where Cervantes is buried.

Church located in the district of Chueca dedicated to the patron saint of animals, San Antonio Abad.

This historic building, totally restored, is a must-see in the La Latina tourist area.

One of the most representative buildings of the Madrid Baroque style located in the Chueca area.

In the Literary Quarter we find this church, final resting place of Lope de Vega


Impressive cathedral that, together with the Royal Palace nearby, forms one of Madrid’s most popular tourist attractions.

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