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Basilica de San Juan de Dios

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Address: Calle San Juan de Dios, 23, Granada, Spain
Phone Number: 958 275 700
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Quite an impressive cathedral and a must see when in Granada. It does not seem as big from the outside but was quite immense when inside the cathedral.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

Quite an impressive cathedral and a must see when in Granada. It does not seem as big from the outside but was quite immense when inside the cathedral.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

For the people who enjoy baroque art, this is a good example, with lots of golden pieces. It is worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

This is not a big church, but there is more gold all around than in Cathedrals 10 times larger. Was lucky to have the place to myself for the first 10 minutes of it opening, which was perhaps just as well as I think I just had a Hugh silly grin on my face for most of my time in... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

It cost 4 € per person and gave us an audio device. I took lots of pictures so I didn't listen much. Lots of stairs up and then down to leave. So it might be a challenge if you have walking problems.

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Nerja, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This place is really amazing.....everything that has been said about it ..is true. The silver and gold has to be seen. You need to take the audio phones as it does explain everything about this gorgeous place. We think the best place we went to in Granada.

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Westbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Didnt dislike anything, well except the representation of the Devil on the statue of Michael the Archangel. loved all the putti (little cherub or sometimes translated as chubby children) the religious iconography and the church itself.

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Chorleywood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Have never seen a church like it - absolutely and utterly dripping in gold and relics. Really quite a sight and well worth the 3 Euros to get in

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Quite possibly the least touristic-but right up there as one of the top things to experience in Granada. I've seen many many churches and Cathedrals but this will amaze even the most jaded, fatigued, over toured burned out sightseer. Excellent self tour (Audio) is comprehensive and included with admission. Do not miss the optional €1 "light" located on the Altar-the... More 

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Granada, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We visited today and my husband and I were both completely overwhelmed by this place. Neither of us are particularly religious, well not at all in fact, but my gosh....the first thought in my mind was "Oh my God!"..... As I have said in a few other reviews, we are Australians living in Granada for a year, and after the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This small baroque basilica is a jewel with no space left not embellished. The audio guides in various languages provide an excellent description both of the church and of the life of St John of God. We had gone to the museum of St John of God, just by chance, earlier that morning and found doing the two places in... More 

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