Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida, Madrid

#10 of 114 in Historic Sites in Madrid
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Church
Despite its somewhat unassuming appearance, the ceiling and dome of Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida are painted with striking frescoes by Francisco de Goya. After viewing the portrayals of miracles performed by St. Anthony, pay your respects to the great artist himself: His remains came to the chapel 91 years after his death in 1919. If you speak Spanish, informative panels tell the chapel’s history and explain Goya’s frescoes. Before you head to Madrid, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Madrid route maker, to make sure you see all that Madrid has to offer, including Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida.
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  • This is a beautiful chapel built under the reign of Charles the 4th. It was built in 1798 and Goya painted the frescoes. The painting are excellent. They are almost expressionist paintings, what is...  more »
  • If you like Goya, or even Spanish art in general, seeing this little church off the beaten track will be an enjoyable experience. Its ceiling is covered with a lovely series of frescos by Goya on the....  more »
  • Small and cozy, ideal for private ceremonies. Pretty well located and full of history. With a twin church next to with wonderful paints from the great Goya
  • We spend the better part of the day walking here from central Madrid....the Goyas made it most worthwhile. .....stunnng!

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