In Madrid for Easter

Publicado el 31 May 2011
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Madrid is a tourist destination for national and international interest that also in Easter occurs as an interesting choice of visit to learn about a different from the city side.

Semana Santa MadridEaster week Madrid

To celebrate the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the city boasts a multitude of guilds and processions that invade the streets and which involved a large number of people, which in many cases come to cause major congestion so it is important to know the route in advance, to not suffer unwanted delays.

If you are thinking about going traveling in Madrid during Easter week, don’t forget that there are many travelers who are thinking the same, so you do not delay in making the booking of hotels in Madrid, to avoid having to face the hated sign which reads “complete”.

17 April to 24 April Easter Sunday Palm Sundaybegins the Holy week of 2011 , processions are held from Holy Wednesday to Holy Saturday. Among the most important are the Christ of faith and forgiveness of the Sunday that comes out of the Basilica Pontificia of San Miguel and the Our father Jesus of health, the Holy Wednesday, coming out of the parish Nuestra SeƱora del Carmen and San Luis.

Another of the activities recommended for these dates in Madrid are the cycles of concerts of sacred music in the most representative churches such as the Basilica of our Lady of Atocha, the parish of our Lady of perpetual help or the Basilica of our father Jesus of Medicanelli.

torrijasTorrijas of Easter

And as usual dishes of Holy week religious celebrations are another source of attraction in the Spanish capital. Among sweets it is essential to taste the traditional “torrijas” setting aside one day control the calories, because it is made with bread soaked in cinnamon, fried and sprinkled with sugar.

Are also typical of the Holy week the Soldiers of Pavia, stew of chickpeas to Madrid and the traditional croquette of cod.

The Holy week is a recommended time to visit Madrid from the routine to relax, walk, and at the same time celebrate the most intense week of the liturgical calendar.

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