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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Few of the caravansarays remained. This one survived because it was used for coal storage. Now it contains some offices. The caravansaray was an inn for merchants who came to the Alcaicería across the road. They needed a safe place to Stable their animals, store...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hrsch
Reviewed 21 November 2018

This is the only remaining caravanserai left in Granada. The original entrance is still there and the interior of the building is worth a quick look. It only takes a few minutes to see the whole thing so if you pass by it is definitely...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jbg74
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Corral del Carbón is close to the Cathedral and some nice squares. The place itself is small, but the gate is fine. Now the place houses some exhibitions, so check out if you like them. I went there from the train station, and I enjoyed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

Hidden off the main road, the entrance is stunning Arabic architecture. The interior courtyard is bare but lucky to survive at all. A rare example of an urban caravanserai providing safe storage and accommodation for traders in centuries past. Just sit and enjoy the peace...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Brian L
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

The structure itself is worth seeing and in particular the magnificent archway. At the back is a small (badly signposted) museum which is excellent, in particular the staff here are hugely knowledgeable and are most pleased to explain the pieces there and the history. Marvelous.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kvettraino
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Maybe it doesn’t sign itself very well but the fascinating and user-friendly museum just inside the Tourist Info door is a must-go and do. The whole building’s quite interesting too.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

The inner courtyard is actually quite ugly. The only redeeming feature of this historic place is the Morrish style archway in the entrance. HIstorically interesting as this used to be where they traded grain and in later years coal.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Robin L
Reviewed 25 May 2018

The Coal House was built in the early 1300s and still stands today. It's name comes from the building's use in the 19th century but it was originally built as a lodging house. There's really not much to see or do other than take a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

We went to print our Alhambra tickets and the person was very nice and informative. On the way out we spotted a small sign and went over to see what’s was there. It is their information office with a very small, but excellent museum. There...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank txtfa001
Reviewed 11 May 2018

This is a lovely and graceful building built by the moors, ane the christians found use for itby storing coal in this palace. Start your tour here.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Please visit tickets . alhambra-patronato . es and you will find all information how to buy tickets in advance. Have on mind that tickets purchased in advance cannot be returned/changed. And children under 12 have free... More
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