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Basilica de San Juan de Dios

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Address: Calle San Juan de Dios, 23, Granada, Spain
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Well presented baroque basilica

Excellent presentation and access to all areas. The baroque detail is amazing. Worth the 4 euro entry price.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent presentation and access to all areas. The baroque detail is amazing. Worth the 4 euro entry price.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great cathedral with very nice paintings around the altar as well as a very nice organ in the middle.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's amazing! No other church is as ornate and gilded as this one. Don't skimp on a couple euros. Drop it in and light up the altar to fully enjoy its majesty and brilliance. Check open times; closes midday then reopens late afternoon.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You definitely don't need to pay to go on a tour for a visit here; you can tour yourself. The admission is just a few Euros and you are given an audio guide. Hint: take your own headphones from your phone and plug them into the audio guide so you don't have to walk around with it and one hand... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There was an intense audio guide and tour of an upstairs area. There was just too much to see. We spent a few euros lighting up the place with a little machine. I would have gone back if we had the chance. You never see stuff like this in the States or get a chance to be so close you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the 1 Euro charge to light up the altar. Be sure to go when they open the upstairs wherein are the reliquary and the treasures that are amazingly beautiful. The multi-lingual audio guide is a must to appreciate the incredible detail in the architecture and decoration.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This basilica is both architecturally and liturgically striking. Because of the number of chapels, one can wonder inside for a while. The central nave and sanctuary are especially impressive.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

There are so many amazing basilicas and cathedrals in Spain that I was worried that this would be an also-ran. However, the interior is stunning and the unusual architecture is worth checking out.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

All looks a bit forbidding from outside, the interior is vast and the audio guide well worthwhile to lead one through the various sections of the cathederal.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We just happened upon this beautiful basilica, and felt so blessed for having done so. First of all, the basilica is a masterpiece of baroque art, but doesn't feel garish or overly done. It's just gorgeous. Secondly, it houses the relics, it's the last resting place, of St John of God, a saint known for his focus on serving the... More 

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