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Casa de San Isidro, Madrid

Casa de San Isidro - Madrid, Spain
Casa de San Isidro
Plaza de San Andrés 2, Madrid, Spain 28005Map
+34 91 366 7415
Neighborhood: Plaza España & Conde Duque
Overview

Learn about the history of Madrid before it became the capital of Spain and seat of the Royal Court in 1561. The results of years of painstaking archeological research are displayed in these attractively designed rooms. You'll see remains of the house where San Isidro (Madrid's patron saint) lived as well as parts of Count Paredes' original palace. Walk through a delightful 16th-century Renaissance-style patio to the 17th-century chapel and you'll pass a well from which San Isidro is said to have saved his own son from drowning. The museum Casa de San Isidro which was formerly known as  Museum of San Isidro opened in 2000 and has a specialist library.

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Casa de San Isidro General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Friday from 09:30 AM to 08:00 PM, Saturday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
  • Nearest Train: Tribunal
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