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Magnificent.

We were wandering around the Huerta neighbourhood when we came across this magnificent looking... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
293neilk
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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MAGNIFICENT ALTER

As with many churches I have seen in Madrid and elsewhere, this church doesn't look much from the... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2017
jordanellie41
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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11 Jun 2018
“Magnificent. ”
30 Oct 2017
“MAGNIFICENT ALTER”
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Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

We were wandering around the Huerta neighbourhood when we came across this magnificent looking church and what a great find. In a city that is packed with great looking churches this was one of the best we went to. The church is famous as it...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2017

As with many churches I have seen in Madrid and elsewhere, this church doesn't look much from the outside but inside it's one redeeming feature is the magnificent alter which is well worth going along to see.

1  Thank jordanellie41
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

I live around the corner of this church and pass by very often, I can't help myself to enter many times during a week just to sit there in the quiet, contemplating g this mesmerising black Jesus and meditating about my own life, I'm not...More

1  Thank 558estherm
Reviewed September 28, 2016

you don't believe and just wish to talk "to yourself" about all your worries, sorrows, pains and doubts, go and have a sit in that basilica. Luxury despoiled, clean and wide, you have there a place to hear you thinking. And you know? I did...More

2  Thank Lenia G
Reviewed July 9, 2016

During a previous visit to Madrid Constant Companion and I could not help but notice the queue to enter the Basilica of Jesus de Medinaceli. It went on for over three blocks. Curious, we did a little research since nothing about it appears in any...More

4  Thank robertbJ1150ZS
Reviewed April 26, 2016

The Church of Jesus de Medinaceli has a statue of Christ that is supposed to be miraculous. The statue was created in the 17th century. Many pray to it during the Holy Week.

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Reviewed February 8, 2016

Visited this couch last week , there was a long queue but it moved very fast ...very impressed with the church , the alter the states , well worth a visit

Thank Sean L
Reviewed September 20, 2015

The Church of Jesus de Medinaceli is one of the most important churches in Madrid because it has the statue of Jesus de Medinaceli, donated to the church by the aristocratic Medinaceli Family. The statue is venerated by the Madrileños and is supposed to have...More

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Reviewed June 8, 2015

Read the history of this church then visit. It was a wonderful experience. The church is definitely a mix of old and new. The Jesus de Medinaceli icon is from the early 1700's with a rather newish altar area. The side altars are also worth...More

Thank klossau
Reviewed April 22, 2015

The image of Our Father Jesus Nazarene was created in the School of Sevilla, in the workshop of Juan de Mesa. It was made in the first half of th 17th century. The people of Madrid venerate this image because they attribute miracles to it.

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