"Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Almudena" Almudena Cathedral Tip by Kuznetsov_Sergey

Almudena Cathedral, Madrid: 67 reviews and 132 photos

  Madrid - Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Almudena
by Kuznetsov_Sergey

Calle Mayor comes to an end in the front of the main temple of Madrid - Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Almudena. It is near to the Royal palace. It was built more than hundred years. The beginning of construction happened in 1880, and the ending occured only in 1993. The initiator of the construction was Alfonso XII. He wished to bury his first wife Maria who esteemed Madonna Almudena in a temple. The temple was consecrated with daddy John Paul II. The sculptural image of the madonna is stored in the Cathedral.

Address: Calle de Bailén, 10, 28013 Madrid, Spain
Phone: +34 915422200
Website: http://www.catedraldelaalmudena.es

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  • Written May 26, 2006
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