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Saint Jerome Monastery

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM, 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM, 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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Located in the small village of Tlacochahuaya, this colorful monastery is dedicated to the patron saint of hermits.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM, 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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Calle del Rector Lopez Argueta 9, 18001 Granada, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I hope they're using the entry fees to renovate as so many parts were in need of attention. The gold alter was very beautiful but the rest had a lot to be desired. Very disappointed, would not recommend.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank LeeClare
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The complexe is not of huge interest but the church is impressive. There are cloisters and chapels to peek in but that’s about it.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Marion M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled across the Saint Jerome Monastery while we were out walking one day. It's an absolute hidden gem and definitely worth seeking out. The interior of the monastery is out of this world, and the cloisters are truly stunning.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jacqueline G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Off the beaten track, the highlight of this peaceful monastery is the stunningly beautiful church. Well worth 4 Euros.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank LondonHedonist
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not absolutely a must, this monastery has a few interesting rooms with noticeable paintings, and a lovely church which makes the 4 euros fee worth. There is also a nice patio with orange trees. Worth visiting if you have spare 30 minutes in the city.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ChiLongQua
Reviewed September 3, 2019

If you are in doubt if entering or not, don't think too much: buy the ticket and go in. We were not sure, but after the visit - specially to the last, main room - we understood that we took the right choice. Don't miss...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Aragorn983
Reviewed July 4, 2019 via mobile

Our first of many Monasteries on my list to visit and I would say this was pleasant enough place but not sure it is worth €10 per adult. The lady at desk was very passive aggressive and started to cancel my machine transaction after I...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Bossyboots1966
Reviewed June 29, 2019

Lovely monastery to visit if you have enough days in Granada. It does not require a lot of time, but I believe it's worth the visit.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank vespersmarquess
Reviewed June 18, 2019

Not only is this Monastery beautiful from the outside, but you will be surprised by it's complex beautiful, size and types of architecture that is inside of this massive structure. Truly one of the most amazing Monasteries I have seen anywhere else. Tucked a little...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Kathrynkylee
Reviewed June 13, 2019 via mobile

We’ve seen a lot of great cathedrals, churches, museums and other sites but this is one of the best we have encountered on our trip. The monastery is out of the way and has very few visitors. Too bad for them! Come here and you...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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kajolik
May 14, 2017|
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Response from 205jeanniem | Reviewed this property |
For the monastery there is no need to book any tickets. Just walk to the place and go in. It was very quiet there. It is on teh Granada card but you can just pay for one entry like most special churches. It is really worth a... More
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Moriah W
July 7, 2015|
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Not that I was aware of, I didn't see any type of tourist accommodation inside the monastery.
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