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La Madraza

Closes in 15 min: 10:30 - 19:00
Open today: 10:30 - 19:00
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Didn’t pay to do the full visit but looked round the ground floor exhibits which included the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Easily missed, well worth popping in

We nearly missed this and only spotted it by chance. Only small and will only take 20 minutes tops... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Granada, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

There is a 'tour' but it is only in Spanish. The Madrasah has only two rooms worth visiting, a refurbished prayer room and another room with an interesting ceiling, which apparently is in the Mudéjar style. The architecture in the prayer room is very intricate...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pauyuen
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Didn’t pay to do the full visit but looked round the ground floor exhibits which included the timeline of Granada’s development. Highly educational and in English!! Loved it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank daveb653
Reviewed 1 week ago

We nearly missed this and only spotted it by chance. Only small and will only take 20 minutes tops but well worth it for the immaculately preserved interior, which probably exceeds the Alhambra palaces in terms of beauty. I think it was €5 each but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Al_Ward
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was about 5 mins walk from our hotel and it was a great visit. The old building which dates back centuries and they still kept this iconic place. There is a free section but to see the actual praying room you will need to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Angeluk11
Reviewed 27 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 22 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GlobetrottingViking
Reviewed 9 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: October 2018
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