The Church of Santa Barbara has beautiful architecture. It has Baroque and Rococo architecture that make it very elegant. There is a room on the right side of the altar and we asked the priest to let us see the burial place of Queen Barbara de Braganza. He let us in and we saw the elegant tomb.
Although this is a lovely church with an interesting story, I have seen at least 50 other churches on this trip that are better and more interesting inside. It's worth a stop if you happen to be walking in the neighborhood but if you have to go out of your way don't worry about stopping here. It's a little overdone...
Whenever my wife and I go to Madrid, we like to pass by the Church of Santa Barbara and see it. Its architecture is wonderful and the interior of the church is beautiful and is filled with plenty of good art.
The church of Santa Barbara is certainly one of the most iconic in Madrid and quite rightly so. The appearance of the church itself so quietly tucked away in the Chucea neighbourhood suddenly surprises you as you turn the corner.
The detailing in the building itself is also superb and I would highly recommend a visit to take it all...
The Church of Santa Barbara is one of the most beautiful churches in Madrid. It was finished in 1758 by the French architect Francois Antoine Carlier. The church is elegant and the facade is extraordinarily beautiful.