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Church of San Sebastián (The), Madrid

Church of San Sebastián (The) - Madrid, Spain
Church of San Sebastián (The)
Calle de San Sebastián, Madrid, Spain 28012Map
+34 91 588 1636(Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: Huertas & Santa Ana
Overview

If you are interested in the literary history of Madrid, the Church of San Sebastián cannot be missed. This beautiful church, though bombed in the civil war, has a collection of important preserved documents and is a popular stop on the tour "The Madrid Of Cervantes." It has been mentioned in many literary works, including Pérez Galdos' Misericordia. Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, a Romantic poet, was married here, and the church archives hold the death certificates of Cervantes, Lope de Vega and Ruiz de Alarcón, among others. For more information please visit the "The Madrid of Cervantes" tour site.

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  • Type: Religious
  • Nearest Train: Antón Martín
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