Iglesia De San IsidroCurrently Closed
- Address: Calle de Toledo, 37, 28005 Madrid, Spain
- Timings: 07:30 am - 08:30 pm Details
- Phone: +34-913692037
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids
Offering a rare experience, the Church of San Isidro is probably one of the few places you can spend hours at admiring the intricate interiors and the magnificent statues!
The church is dedicated to the patron saint of Madrid- Isidore the Laborer and his wife Santa Maria de la Cabeza. The building was designed in 1620 by architect Pedro Sánchez and began its construction in 1622- finally getting completed in 1624.
Today the elaborate embellishments that grace the interiors and the statues, all form a grand visual treat for anyone who visits.
- Admission to the place is free but donations are accepted.
- By Metro/ Subway: La Latina
- By Bus: Colegiata - Toledo
- By Taxi
- By renting a Car/Bike.
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0.14% of people who visit Madrid include Iglesia De San Isidro in their plan
75% of people start their Iglesia De San Isidro visit around 07 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Iglesia De San Isidro
50% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Iglesia De San Isidro
People normally also visit Plaza Mayor while planning their trip to Iglesia De San Isidro.
Going out the Arco de Cuchilleros and walking in the direction of Puerta Cerrada, we pass a stationery shop that Deserve our attention, located in Calle de Cuchilleros, nº10. The lower part of the facade is constituted by a rock commercially known as "marble black". In reality it is a type of limestone with abundant presence of fossils: shells of Molluscs, usually bivalves. The facade of the Collegiate Church of San Isidro is built with granite from the Sierra de Guadarrama, near Madrid. Remember that granite is a rock formed by three types of minerals: quartz, light gray; Mica (biotite if it is colored) Shiny black, Muscovite if white or gray); And white or pink feldspars.
its is made up of marmol and limestone
The Church of San Isidro honors San Isidro, who is the patron saint of Madrid. The church has many followers who were from Seville and there are copies of the statues of the churches from Seville.
The magnificent church !