This church contains valuable paintings by Alonso Cano, El Greco, Jose Adams, Villabrille and Salvatierra along with an exact ... More
Church of San Ginés
This church contains valuable paintings by Alonso Cano, El Greco, Jose Adams, Villabrille and Salvatierra along with an exact copy of a Ricci painting destroyed by fire in 1824. The tower is majestic, the three naves are separated by arches and side chapels and the altarpieces belong to the neoclassical-Romantic school. Famous playwright, Lope de Vega, was baptized here and famous poet, Francisco de Quevedo, was married here. One of the most curious items on display is a stuffed crocodile that's said to have been brought over from the Americas during the reign of Fernando and Isabel. Find it by Puerta del Sol.
The Sorolla Museum was once the home and studio of Valencian painter Joaqua Sorolla. His widow donated the property to
the state and over 300 canvasses and thousands of drawings can be viewed today.
Casa de la Moneda is a mint museum displaying a vast collection of coins, stamps, prints, lottery tickets, and bank
notes ranging from Ancient Greece, Roman Spain, and the Islamic period to the Euro in 2002.
This fun tour of the city involves a safety helmet, basic training, coffee, and the use of a Segway HT.
Visiting monuments and other places of interest sure is fun while gliding on one of these machines. The tour ...
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