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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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 21 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 17 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 11 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
Reviewed 4 April 2017

A thing we did on the last day. It was nice to visit, but not a must see in Granada. It has nice gardens outside.

Thank Gabrielle A
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Years ago, I lived in Granada and never visited here. Now, finally, I can say that I have seen it and is amazing. Done right, you end with the church, saving the absolute best for last.

Thank Peregrina651
Reviewed 11 November 2016

The chapel is quite unusual and very beautiful, but photos are prohibited and you cannot buy any decent ones to remember it by. Overall, it's interesting, but I would give priority to other religious sites in Granada.

Thank Allan L
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Michelle S
Hello! My husband and I are interested in visiting this monastery on our trip to Granada in a few weeks, but I haven't been able to find online if (1) parking is available, since we will have a car, and (2) if you have to buy your ticket or notify them in advance. We would definitely want to do this, if appropriate. Any advise is much appreciated!
9 May 2015|
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Response from cph1309 |
You can park outside for free and pay at the door (just 4 euros each). It is simply breathtaking! Don't miss it!