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A contemporary cathedral.

The Cathedral of Santa María la Real de la Almudena was built on the former site of Santa Maria parish, whose inhabitants venerated the medieval Almudena image of the patron saint of Madrid. Building work on the cathedral began around the end of the 19th century, in accordance with the plans of Fransico de Cubas, which had been halted during the Spanish Civil War. The work only resumed in 1944, following the plans of Fernando Chueca Goitia and Carlos Sidro. The cathedral was then consecrated by John Paul II in 1993.



Admission prices :
- 1 €
Crypt open every day from 10AM to 8PM



Address
Almudena Cathedral
Calle Mayor, 90 , 28013 Calle Bailen, 18-10
28015 Madrid

Phone number
00 34 9 15 42 22 00

Fax
00 34 9 15 42 22 00

catedralalmudena@planalfa.es

Website
http://www.archimadrid.es/catedral.default.htm

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