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“Ermita de San Antonio de la Florida (Goya Chapel)” and “El tres de mayo de 1808 en Madrid” visit

April 6 @11:00 am - 1:00 pm

April 6 @ 11:00 am 1:00 pm

We will visit “Cementerio de la Florida” on Mount of Príncipe Pío, where the heroes of the 2nd of May 1808 were laid to rest.

There is a tiled reproduction of Francisco de Goya’s painting “The third of May 1808 in Madrid” which was made by the Royal School of Ceramic, we will be able to see from outside of the gate.

Then we will walk back to “Ermita de San Antonio de la Florida”, known as “Goya Chapel” with famous Fresco painting of Francisco de Goya. This Chapel was designed by Felipe Fontana from Bologna, an architect appointed by H.M. the King Carlos IV in 1792.

Goya worked through 120 days to paint the dome and walls with the theme of San Antonio of Madrid in 1798.

– Entrance to this Chapel is free, however a small donation would be appreciated.

If you can stay after the visit, let’s have lunch at restaurant “Casa Mingo” by the Chapel which was established as the oldest cider house of Madrid in 1888, built in a part of the old Príncipe Pío Station wall.

We look forward to having the experience of this historical visit to Florida of Madrid together.

Location: Meeting point is in front of “Ermita de San Antonio de la Florida” Chapel. – Glorieta San Antonio de la Florida 5, 28008 Madrid Metro: Príncipe Pío (L6, L10, R) Cercanías (local train): Madrid-Príncipe Pío

https://www.patrimonionacional.es/en/visita/chapel-san-antonio-de-la-florida

Please RSVP to the Activities Team at activities@incmadrid.org for visit and lunch.