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REAL BASÍLICA DE SAN FRANCISCO EL GRANDE

Richly endowed with the work of great artists, the Real Basílica de San Francisco el Grande is one of Madrid’s most iconic churches. The focal point of its unusual circular design is the stupendous dome – the biggest in Spain and the fourth largest in Europe – which was designed by Francisco Cabezas but completed, after work was halted due to complications with the size, by Francesco Sabatini in 1784. The basilica was declared a National Monument in 1980 and now, after ...

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