Chapel of Obispo de Madrid

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Chapel of Obispo de Madrid
Native name
Spanish: Capilla del Obispo de Madrid
Capilla del Obispo Madrid 2.jpg
LocationMadrid, Spain
Coordinates40°24′45″N 3°42′42″W / 40.412533°N 3.711631°W / 40.412533; -3.711631Coordinates: 40°24′45″N 3°42′42″W / 40.412533°N 3.711631°W / 40.412533; -3.711631
Official name: Capilla del Obispo de Madrid
TypeNon-movable
CriteriaMonument
Designated1931
Reference no.RI-51-0000719
Chapel of Obispo de Madrid is located in Spain
Chapel of Obispo de Madrid
Location of Chapel of Obispo de Madrid in Spain

The Chapel of Obispo de Madrid (Spanish: Capilla del Obispo de Madrid) is a chapel, located in Madrid, Spain, which was built in 1669. It was declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1931.

San Isidro Labrador, patron saint of Madrid, was initially buried at this site. When the saint’s body was discovered in the late 13th century, two centuries after his death, King Alfonso XI ordered the construction in San Andrés of an ark to hold his remains and a chapel in which to venerate his memory. In the 18th century, San Isidro's remains was relocated to the Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Buen Consejo. [1]

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