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Monasterio Cartuja

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Consiste en visitar un monasterio emblemático de la ciudad de Granada, comenzado a construir en el siglo XVI por orden de Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba, el “gran capitán”, y encomendada a la orden Cartuja, finalizaría su construcción en el siglo...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When walking into this one-time monastery, one is not prepared for the magnificent altar. The sacristy is also quite dazzling.More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Online_Support_Gra, Community Manager at Monasterio Cartuja, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion, we are glad you enjoyed the visit to the monastery and we hope that reviews like yours will help people to know this beautiful place. We would love to receive your suggestions if...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It;s a triple threat. First, it's beautiful. In fact, several of the rooms are exquisite, stunning. Second, it's varied in in its look which makes it more interesting to explore. Finally, the stories relating to the monastery and the individual rooms are interesting and in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Online_Support_Gra, Community Manager at Monasterio Cartuja, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your opinion, we are glad you enjoyed the visit to the monastery and we hope that reviews like yours will help people to know this beautiful place. We would love to receive your suggestions if...More

Reviewed 29 December 2018

Extraordinary! This was one of the most memorable places I visited in Granada (I was there a month), and it should be on everyone’s to do list. The monastery is not in the old town, so many people miss out because of the location. But...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Online_Support_Gra, Community manager at Monasterio Cartuja, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2019

Thank you for sharing your experience, we are glad to know that the visit was pleasant for you. Your opinion will help more people to know this beautiful place. Kind regards.

Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

15 min from the city center the Cartuja it’s a must see of Granada. From outside it appears to be just a normal and small monastery but in it you will find a joy.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Online_Support_Gra, Community manager at Monasterio Cartuja, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience, we are glad to know that the visit was pleasant for you. Your opinion will help more people to know this beautiful place. Kind regards.

Reviewed 9 November 2018

I did not read any reviews about this place before and just planned a visit when we had time in Granada. I was glad that we did not skip this place. The church looks simple from the outside but amazing inside. It's really beautiful and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Online_Support_Gra, Community manager at Monasterio Cartuja, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience, we are glad to know that the visit was pleasant for you. Your opinion will help more people to know this beautiful place. Kind regards.

Reviewed 3 November 2018

I bought my Alhambra multi attraction ticket and this acttraction was include in the price The awesome monastery is a short 10 -15 minute bus ride from Granada Cathedral and only a few Euros .. The bus driver was very helpful told me which stop...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Online_Support_Gra, Community manager at Monasterio Cartuja, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience, we are glad to know that the visit was pleasant for you. Your opinion will help more people to know this beautiful place. Kind regards.

Reviewed 27 October 2018

I don't want to take away any element of surprise, so go and spend time in the gardens and then enter the Church through the narrow door...

Date of experience: October 2018
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Online_Support_Gra, Community Manager at Monasterio Cartuja, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience, we are glad to know that the visit was pleasant for you. Your opinion will help more people to know this beautiful place. Kind regards.

Reviewed 6 October 2018

I knew virtually nothing of the Carthusian monastic tradition brutally suppressed by Henry VIII in England. It was suppressed by napoleon here. I'm also not sure why one needs to be surrounded by such opulent beauty if one is going to devote ones life to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Online_Support_Gra, Community Manager at Monasterio Cartuja, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience, we are glad to know that the visit was pleasant for you. There are certainly many questions that come to mind when knowing the history and see the content of this place. Your opinion will help more people to...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018

I enjoyed my visit to this monastery. It’s quiet and tranquil and the church is very impressive and different from others.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

Worth visiting. The outside looks quite austere but the inside is really adorned (frescoes, plaster work...). I have never seen anyhting like it before. The audioguide was interesting in parts but we found it quite boring in others. Towards the end, we half listened to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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You can park outside for free and pay at the door (just 4 euros each). It is simply breathtaking! Don't miss it!
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