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El Banuelo

Neighbourhood: Albaicín
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Address: Carrera Darro 31, 18010 Granada, Spain
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+34 958 22 23 39
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USD 36.46*
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Walking Tour with Skip the Line Ticket to The Nasrid Palaces of the Albayzn in...
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USD 85.45*
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The Alhambra and Palaces of the Albaicin
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USD 82.03*
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Private Guided Walking Tour in Granada

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Worth a quick visit, free on Sundays

We visited several arab baths and this is the biggest and best conserved. It is free on Sundays and you can see it very quickly.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Coimbra, Portugal
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Coimbra, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited several arab baths and this is the biggest and best conserved. It is free on Sundays and you can see it very quickly.

Thank MariSilva186
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

It was nice to understand the costumes of people a long time ago. There was not much explanation and the diagrams could be better.

Thank Juliana V
Leon, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

The Bañuelo is part of the Dobla de Oro, a set of buildings with Islamic heritage, you can access 3 of them with a single ticket at 3 euro. The buildings are quite simple and ny themselves are not worth the ticket, but combined they will give you a good insight to the neighborhood and give more meaning to a... More 

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

As we were contemplating to go in or not, if we were willing to pay the 5 euro of have a beer for that money it turned out that Sundays this place is free. Interesting place to visit I would recommend to do this on a Sunday. Not sure if I would have been happy if I had paid the... More 

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Malacca, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This banuelo though small is compact and full of historical value. There are skylight giving natural light and glow to this place. If you have time (after visiting Alhambra) just drop by and see the talents of yesteryear.

Thank sheronlee
Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

To be honest I was not impressed very much especially because I visited this place after going to a funcioning hamam. Though I am sure for the history lovers and those who are interested in this type of architecture, this a must to visit!

Thank BorisB3
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

Small but fabulous attraction with well preserved skylights and tablets that give you the view of what was once one of many bathhouses in the Albayzin. Well worth the modest admission, but even better that if you buy the Doble d'oro ticket to the Alhambra, this and other Albayzin historic sites are free admission!

1 Thank James P
Leonia, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

I saw rubble and remains of what once was an Arab bath house. There are tablets that let you see colorized images of what the place was supposed to have looked like in its day but I question whether there I a fair measure of fiction employed. Saw this as part of a three fold exhibit, including an old 16th... More 

1 Thank walter f
National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Well-maintained, El Banuelo gives you a good insight into the value of water for folks in hot places!

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San Francisco, CA
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

I've visited a few ancient baths and these are by far the most complete and best preserved. It's just below the Alhambra across the river.

Thank holly6749

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