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Museo Cuevas del Sacromonte

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Address: Barranco de Los Negros, Sacromonte (Abierto Ininterrumpidamente), 18010 Granada, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 958 21 51 20
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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After a long walk we eventually found the museum and it was well with the effort. There were some interesting facts about the origin of flamenco and Granada.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 December 2016
Villanueva del Trabuco, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not a museum person but decided to give this a go and I'm glad I did! For 5 euros you get to walk into multiple caves dwellings. Along the way you read truly intresting facts about sacramonte, flamenco, gypsies, etc. At the end of the tour, you get a gorgeous view of Alhambra and Sacramonte. On top of this,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

After a long walk we eventually found the museum and it was well with the effort. There were some interesting facts about the origin of flamenco and Granada.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

I have visited a number of troglodyte villages, this is a good exemplar. 11 caves fitted out to show how people lived in the cave dwellings and the traditional activities carried out there. Outside are displays about the local flora and fauna and an exhibition about troglodyte dwellings worldwide. An excellent vantage point for viewing Granada, the Alhambra and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Quite a hike up to this museum but a really interesting and educational tour of the cave dwellings of the former Romani people. Great insight into the culture and lifestyle of this group of inhabitants. Once again a spectacular view of the Alhambra, the city and the mountains. Breathtaking sunset and definitely a tour not to be missed!

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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

You need to read well the signs to get to this interesting place. History of Sacromonte, flamenco and traditional trades. Nice views. Worth visiting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent explanation of cave dwelling in the Sacramonte and in other places. Features also on traditional work practices, flamenco and a bit of ecology. Stunning views of the Alhambra.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

When we were there the path to the cuevas was under rehabilitation so we had to take a long detour; in fact we enjoyed it as that enabled us to take in the view to the Alhambra- best faraway pics, and do a little exrcise. It was touching to see how the gitanos and best flamenco artists lived in those... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Already the walk to the museum is worth it: fantastic views on the Alhambra from so many different view points. And all this without having to battle throngs of other tourists wanting to take pictures. The museum itself offers an interesting, small exhibition. Particularly nice the old photographs that show what the caves which now make up the museum looked... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We loved going to the Sacromonte cave area to see flamenco. We purchased tickets at our hotel...and yes it was somewhat pricy...but we were driven there by a van...we stopped to see a magnificent night view of the Alhambra and were treated to very fun flamenco in this case area. We liked it very much and recommend it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

We were not expecting to learn so much about the gypsies of the Sacramonte here, but we did. The way they gave us information about each part of the their life's was done very well. The museum was easy to find using the C2 bus from Plaza Nueva and asking the bus to let us know when to get off... More 

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