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Amazing visit

Went to visit this building while visiting family in Madrid. It is absolutely amazing. You have to... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2018
Mmptravelling
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Orpington, United Kingdom
A life's labour of devotion

This is definitely worth a visit if you're in Madrid, I don't think pictures really do it justice... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2016
somewhatodd
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London, United Kingdom
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12 Feb 2018
“Amazing visit”
10 Sep 2016
“A life's labour of devotion”
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

Went to visit this building while visiting family in Madrid. It is absolutely amazing. You have to see it to believe it.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

This is definitely worth a visit if you're in Madrid, I don't think pictures really do it justice. I didn't expect it to be so big. They are not kidding when they call it a cathedral! But really it was just incredible to look around...More

Date of experience: September 2016
4  Thank somewhatodd
Reviewed July 18, 2016

Just wow, Justo a very humble gentleman with big dreams who continues to build this cathedral even at his old age. I'd love to come back to see the progress

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Pep P
Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

To say this thing was massive is an understatement. Especially considering he made it by himself. Being able to walk around is a treat. Don't forget to make a donation before you enter.

5  Thank Adrian H
Reviewed January 31, 2015

During a 3 hour layover at the Madrid train station, my friends and I hopped on a bus to Mejorada. There was no one there when we arrived, but we could tell someone was around because there were loaves of bread and an apple set...More

Date of experience: March 2014
3  Thank Savannah P
Reviewed January 15, 2015

By himself and 30-40 years later Don Justo has managed to build this 'Cathedral'. The fact that it stands ignored in the midst of working-class Mejorada del Campo and surrounding Henares area makes it all the more stunning.

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank maguzawa
Reviewed September 29, 2013

As an architect by profession I couln't stop holding my breath in some moments of the visit of this impressive building site - sometimes due to the adventurous statics, sometimes due to the inspiration and creativity to solve spacial problems without any education in the...More

Date of experience: September 2013
7  Thank Katharina B
Reviewed December 31, 2012

Wow, something that certainly left an impression! I am not sure what was more impressive: the Gaudiesque cathedral style building made out of every type recycled material imaginable, meeting 87 year-old creator Don Justo having lunch on his break from a 10 hour work day,...More

Date of experience: December 2012
5  Thank World_Xplorer_v1
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