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La Madraza

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I was planning our vacation I marked this spot down thinking that there was a whole university filled with Moorish architecture. But it really is just a prayer room that remains. And while exquisite and worth the 2 euro to get in. It wasn't...More

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful little place right next to the Cathedral! The remnants of the Islamic madrasa or mosque school from 1349- only the prayer room survives. Whilst not huge, the detailing and workmanship is exquisite. Even my young son couldn’t stop marvelling at it’s beauty....More

1  Thank Riz24
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We stumbled across this by accident and were wowed by it. The rooms are simply stunning and the entrance is only 2 euro. Definitely worth going

1  Thank Mark C
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This museum near the Cathedral is well worth a visit. There are some absolutely amazing decorative interiors showing the excellence of medieval Arab architecture. The Prayer Room is remarkably well preserved, and although some of the decorations have been restored, it is done faithfully according...More

Thank GlobetrottingViking
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Passed by this hidden gem along Calle Oficious, and surprised by the beautiful interior of the cultural center. Truly a must-see center in Granada. Too bad, visitors were not allowed to go upstairs. Looking up the staircase, the huge painting was an imposing piece. It...More

Thank Aida S
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

La Madraza is central: right next to the Cathedral. It is free to wander into the courtyard, from where you can peek into the beautiful prayer room. (You can pay €2 more to access the prayer room, but we didn’t feel it was necessary to...More

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

The Nasrid Madrasa Yusufiyya build by Yusuf the first.The most iconic place in the city centre of Granada.

1  Thank esteban L
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

There is no charge to walk in and have a brief look around. However, if you want a little closer look you can pay two Euros and get more of a behind the scenes tour of the place. Worth checking out

Thank 301ericw
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Right round the corner from the cathedral and worth a look inside. Pay the small entrance fee to have a closer look around-the detail in the work is just stunning

Thank ChippyBiddy
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Right opposite the Royal Tombs. Visit this as an elegant answer to the overegged marble Royal Tombs. Pay a couple of Euros to enter into the room and marvel at the elegant decorative beehive plasterwork. Upstairs is different European fare to be enjoyed. If you...More

Thank Brian L
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