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A LOCAL CULTURAL CENTRE

An impressive structure a little distance from most of the historic centre of Ubeda but worth the... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
Martin T
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Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
Murals, a Chapel, and oh, yes, a Hospital

The hospital is one of the most important buildings of Renaissance Ubeda and its central location... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2018
VWriter
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Los Gatos, California
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

This is a very grand building; however it is rather plain and uninteresting. It actually looks much younger than it is. It currently is a cultural centre for Ubeda locals with a library, exhibition halls and other cultural spaces. It is a little way from...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Today it does not serve as a hospital, but can be used for gatherings and performences as it has a huge hall. It also has a small church which is intersting.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

An impressive structure a little distance from most of the historic centre of Ubeda but worth the effort of walking through the main shopping area to get there. It is used as a local cultural centre. When we visited, there was large gathering of lace...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Martin T
Reviewed April 20, 2018

The hospital is one of the most important buildings of Renaissance Ubeda and its central location makes it an historic highlight; of the old area. It was built in the 16th century as a refuge and medical treatment center for the poor. There are murals,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank VWriter
Reviewed April 2, 2017

This big hospital built about 1560, architect naturally mostly Vandelvira. The imposing facade must be seen in Ubeda. Also have a look inside, especially the big patio. It was used as a hospital until well into the 20th century. Today they use the inside to...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank enare
Reviewed November 20, 2016

In beautiful setting of the Chapel with its decorated roof and olive wood carved retablo we enjoyed a free concert, first by the youth band (brass and woodwind) then the adult band. Well supported by local people. Very impressive building which seems well used with...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed September 9, 2016

The building is stunning with lovely gardens. There was a photo and painting exhibition on with very poignant photos of people in India, which made you realize how lucky you are. The water colour paintings were fantastic

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Michael H
Reviewed May 29, 2016

The hospital is an interesting historic building and as we were nearby decided to visit. Nothing inside was that compelling and I wouldn't suggest going a long distance to visit. Took a photo and that was it.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank dhen
Reviewed September 1, 2015

The old hospital is worth a visit outside the old city of Ubeda. It has a relaxing atmosphere. Their are different salons. Unfortunatly they are not Always open. But give it a try, there is lot to see during a tourist visit.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Siem J
Reviewed August 15, 2014

This a really beautiful mid 16th century building to the NW of the centre of the old city of Ubeda. It is still very much in use as a concert hall, dance school, library and exhibition area.

Date of experience: August 2014
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