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Monasterio Cartuja

Camino de Alfacar, s/n, 18011 Granada, Spain
+34 958 16 19 32
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Camino de Alfacar, s/n, 18011 Granada, Spain
+34 958 16 19 32
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful, richly decorated altar, frescoes on the walls and ceiling. I'm impressed. You can get there by bus N7 from the bus stop near the Jardined del Triumfo.

Thank Monika T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dating to 1516, this monastery has a beautiful sanctuary, a beautiful sacristy, attractive cloisters of orange trees and incredible paintings by Fray Juan Sanchez Cotan. The beauty of the monastery rivals anything we saw in Lisbon, Seville, Madrid ... A true hidden gem if there...More

Thank Scouter710
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cartuja is the most beautiful building in Granada, in my opinion. The Church is impressive and gorgeous. An uninterrupted sequence of stuccos representing angels, baptisms, and festons. An altar, marble, imposing, and a wonderful little camarin. The triumph of Saint Bruno who decorates the ceiling...More

1  Thank balgorfirenze
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We got the bus up here from the centre of town, it's a climb so I wouldn't recommend walking. A lot of the monastery land is now lost, but the cloister remains with the church and a number of rooms with a lot of paintings...More

1  Thank Louise090
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

If you have time you must go to visit la Cartuja. The cloister is beautiful and has fantastic paintings. After the thousands of people you have around when you visit the Alhambra, it is such a pleasure to be nearly alone in an historic building...More

Thank Golfett
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The lovely cloister and the ornate church, as well as the art in the rooms around the cloister, are well worth the short trip outside the center of Granada. Parking is available right in front (just drive through the gate).

2  Thank FactotumDellaCitta
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This astonishing baroque masterpiece is not in central Granada but well worth a short local bus ride to get there. The outside, austere and unwelcoming, does not begin to hint at the over the top decoration inside the main chapel. Absolutely not to be missed.

2  Thank colincatl
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Well worth a visit. There is reduced entry for pensioners at €2.50 each (use driving licence or EHIC card as proof). Walk around and be amazed by the sheer extravagance of the decoration. We spent nearly an hour and could have taken longer. Start with...More

Thank Petrosey
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This place is a bit of a walking distance from all other major attractions but I'm glad we spent the 30 minute extra to get there. We arrivew 20 minutes before opening time so spent this time relaxing in the shade. There is a little...More

Thank Andrea V
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Granadapicnictours included the Monasterio Cartuja on our Monastery Toue we reserved with them. This monument is said to be the Christains answer to the Alhambra. It was magnificent and the details were well explained by our guide.

Thank Lisa D
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Michelle S
8 May 2015|
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You can park outside for free and pay at the door (just 4 euros each). It is simply breathtaking! Don't miss it!