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La Madraza

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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank GlobetrottingViking
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Aida S
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Nasrid Madrasa Yusufiyya build by Yusuf the first.The most iconic place in the city centre of Granada.

Thank esteban L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is no charge to walk in and have a brief look around. However, if you want a little closer look you can pay two Euros and get more of a behind the scenes tour of the place. Worth checking out

Thank ERIC W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right round the corner from the cathedral and worth a look inside. Pay the small entrance fee to have a closer look around-the detail in the work is just stunning

Thank ChippyBiddy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right opposite the Royal Tombs. Visit this as an elegant answer to the overegged marble Royal Tombs. Pay a couple of Euros to enter into the room and marvel at the elegant decorative beehive plasterwork. Upstairs is different European fare to be enjoyed. If you...More

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 22 August 2018

After the dwarfing experience of the vast cathedral we slipped round the corner & quickly located the Madraza. Fortunately it has survived be being used as civic offices and lately, I believe, As part of the university. We entered an peeped over the rails at...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 16 August 2018

A part of university of Granada, it used to be a madrassa (muslim school n college with hostel). Many renowned Muslim scholars studied in it e.g imam Shatib and Ibn e Khuldun. It's in an alley and we discovered it by chance near cathedral which...More

Thank Kasturi K
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