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Madrid


San Isidro Chapel in San Andrés Church


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Location

Autonomous region:
Madrid

Province/Island:
Madrid

Madrid

Description

The chapel is the only thing that remains of the church of San Andrés burnt in 1936. Built in the 17th century by the architect José de Villarreal to house the remains of San Isidro. Brick is the most widely used material, the corners are reinforced with stone columns, crowned with an entablature decorated with brackets.Outside there is a cupola, supported on an octagonal tambour, made of brick, decorated with vaulted niches that house the statues of the twelve Apostles and Four Evangelists.Recently restored by the architect Javier Vallés.

Construction:
Chapel

Artistic period:
Baroque

Historic period:
17th century

Setting:
Capilla del Obispo (Chapel of the Bishop).

Practical information

Schedule

From Monday to Saturday
From 09:00 to 13:00
From 18:00 to 20:00


Public holidays and Sunday
From 10:00 to 13:00


Prices

Admission free

Map


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