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Abadia del Sacromonte (Sacromonte Abbey)

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Address: Camino Sacromonte 4, 18010 Granada, Spain
Phone Number: +34 958 22 1445
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10:00 am - 1:00 pm
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Interesting visit after beautiful scenic walk.

The walk up to the abbey through the Sacromonte area is attractive and scenic but steep. The abbey does guided tours for €,4 per person so don't pay an arm and a leg for your own... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Chartris
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The walk up to the abbey through the Sacromonte area is attractive and scenic but steep. The abbey does guided tours for €,4 per person so don't pay an arm and a leg for your own tour. The abbey is interesting, particularly the underground caves, and the cloisters beautifully cool and peaceful.

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

The walk to the abbey takes you through Sacromonte but fail to impress with the state of disrepair. It is puzzling to have grand places like Alhambra so well maintained and places like this left on its own. It was sad to see the smashed lights along the path up the abbey. Don't bother with a tour. Just walk around... More 

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Liepaja, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Street's dead end with surprise...abbey. Beutiful look to Granada city, Alhambra and mountains...late evening...chillout...with bike can be too fantastic trip...down from the highest point...

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Didn't go in as there appears to be only entry with a guide. But the trip there is worth the effort, took the taxi as some of the way is steep uphill. Views all around are spectacular, from the view across Granada and the Alhambra, round to the Sierra Nevada. Very pleasant walk back down via Sacromonte

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Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

I loved visiting this place as I love visiting most places in Spain. it has a good atmosphere and ambiance and is a must see when visiting Granada.

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Granada, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

We took the C2 bus out to the Abbey. It closes for a few hours at 1:30pm, but the last tour also starts at 1:30pm. It was about a 40 minute tour and you'll see some great art, ancient texts (both Christian and Muslim) and tour the catacombs.

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San Isidro, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

The Abbey is located at the top of Sacromonte hill. You have a half hour walk to arrive. The place houses the remains of San Cecilio, one of the early Christian martyrs of Granada and is a pilgrimage site. There is an abbey and a school at the place. You can get in with a guided tour (we were four... More 

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Tring, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

To get away from all the crowds visit this (free) peaceful and scenic spot overlooking Granada. It is most beautiful inside and worth the steep climb ( or bus up and walk down!)

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Oregon, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

We were lucky enough to be at the abbey for their last tour of the day at 1 PM. It was given in Spanish but we got enough out of the tour to enjoy ourselves. Very interesting place to visit.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

One of the areas with a splendid panoramic view. A beautiful garden; a peaceful place. It is worth walk all the way there.

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