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Before heading into Retiro Park we came across this magnificent looking church and what a great find.
Built between 1902 and 1910 the church looks so beautiful but with its huge domed roof and eye catching bell tower looks very unusual, in fact I would...More
Iglesia de San Manuel y San Benito is more like a basilica than a church with its more Byzantine aspects. A welcome change from the usual style of Madrid churces. Situated int he upmarket Salamanca area overlooking the Retiro Park.
This church has a differing style to it than others as it's pointed features with bell tower and dome make it look rather like a mosque from the outside. Unfortunately I cannot comment on it's interior as it was closed when I visited.
The Church of San Manuel and San Benito has very unusual architecture. Its architecture is Neo-Byzantine and it was built between 1902 and 1910 by the architect Fernando Arbos. It is quite beautiful. My wife and I love this church and visited it again in...More
This is a beautiful building! Arab influences, it looks like a mosque.
The church was closed, wasn't in my plan, I was on my way to the Retiro Park when I saw it, but it is an amazing structure.Must stop and see it !
I always stay at the Barrio Salamanca when I visit Madrid with my wife. The Church of San Manuel and San Benito is a must see for us because we find it very beautiful and it is very walkable from our hotel. We like to...More