Turismo Madrid

Almudena Cathedral

Now you can visit the Almudena Cathedral, its dome and the museum that tells its history from Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 12 am. A unique opportunity to get to know one of the most representative monuments of the capital. 

The Almudena Cathedral building is considered one of the most important Catholic temples in Madrid. It is about 73 meters high and 102 meters long, its construction began in 1885, thanks to Pope León XIII, and the Cathedral is dedicated to the Virgin of Almudena.  

To learn more about the origin and history of this emblematic Cathedral, now you have the opportunity to visit the first exhibition of the Almudena Cathedral Museum. An unprecedented journey through the twelve dioceses that have ruled the Cathedral of Madrid from 1885 to the present day. 

Although the museum does not stand out for its size, but for the content of each of the twelve rooms it has, which include all kinds of unique decorative elements: mosaics, ornaments, episcopal coats of arms ... The visit also shows the Patrons of Madrid, La Virgen de la Almudena and San Isidro Labrador. 

Finally, you can visit the spectacular dome of the Cathedral, an unforgettable experience from which you can see a true panoramic view of the beauty of Madrid from all angles. 

More information: Almudena Cathedral Museum. 

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