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A Small Museum

This small museum is relatively modest by Granada standards. But it gives a good image of life... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Thatcham, United Kingdom
Wander through the Past

A lovely Arabic house to relax in after the chaos of the outside world of modern Granada. Gives... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Brian L
Crawley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

This small museum is relatively modest by Granada standards. But it gives a good image of life among the Arabs during their dominance of this part of Spain. It is located in the old Muslim quarter of Granada which is well worth visiting.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

A lovely Arabic house to relax in after the chaos of the outside world of modern Granada. Gives you a great idea of how a well off Arabic family would have lived before the Conquest.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Brian L
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

The house is an example of architecture and is free, so go and see it, you'll have also a good view of Alhambra from inside.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 866cristii
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Well-worth a visit! It is one of the best-preserved examples of the Nasrid architecture in the heart of the Albayzin district.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank AnnaMoran
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This is a wonderful example of an old Moorish house in the heart of Albaicin. It is beautifully restored and set around a courtyard in typical Moorish style. Entrance is included with the Granada card, otherwise it only costs a few Euros.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank GeysirGal
Reviewed 6 February 2018

This is a beautifully restored house and features a courtyard with a fountains (like a miniature fountain from Alhambra). Most of the information is in Spanish, but there's some English. It looks like the purpose of the house is to showcase a typical well to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The Moorish House of Zafra you can find in Albaicín. It is an well conserved example of a dwelling in the Moorish Spain.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 102monikat
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Having been to the Nazrid Palace, you can understand this house as a derivative of that architecture, and it is interesting in that light. It is now more of a simple museum devoted to the history of Granada. We had a Granada card and the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank lamprells
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This is an example of a typical Moorish house and has been restored. It's free to visit and quite easy to find, although it does involve walking through the narrow and winding Granadian streets. It's very interesting to see the typical house and courtyard design....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank siddle45
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I would not go too far out of the way to make this a must-stop destination. However, it is interesting to see what a more "ordinary" home looked like back in the day and if you are close it might be worth 30 minutes of...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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