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Address: Calle Convalecencia 1 | Close to Plaza Nueva, 18010 Granada, Spain
Phone Number: +34 958 22 21 44
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Beautiful decorated in the original interior patio style of the age and the location, which comes from the Moorish need/desire to have private space inside a quadrant or 'carmen... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 23, 2016
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Barcelona, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Beautiful decorated in the original interior patio style of the age and the location, which comes from the Moorish need/desire to have private space inside a quadrant or 'carmen' as they're known. Lovely mosaics and colonnades with a central fountain and statues all around the interior square, the only thing I wasn't too enamoured with was the religious element of... More 

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Portland, OR
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

Run by the Hospitallers of St John, this is a very interesting museum in an historic building. You enter through a beautiful Andalusian courtyard.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Room after room of slightly creepy art and artefacts relating to the equally creepy St John of God. Loved the atmosphere and the bizarre selection of exhibits. Three euros with a guided tour by an enthusiastic young guide. Recommended

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Huetor Tajar, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

A priori we could think this museum dedicated to the leading figure of st. John of God is just a religious museum, but once you overcome reluctancies and prejudices and go in to this historical building in Granada,please enjoy the calm of its patio, you discover a very very different universe. Ok without beating around the bush, you'll find lots... More 

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Parrish, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

One thing that is striking is San Juan de Dios gave away his rich inheritance & devoted his life to serving the poor & sick; therefore, the adorations of gold to him, are a questionable honor in his memory. Our guide was a virtual.encyclopedia of knowledge. Some unique stories, especially about his bastulo

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2015

The Saint John of God museum is located inside the Casa de los Pisas and is an astonishing display of works from all periods regarding the saint, his life, order, and religion One of the lesser known sights in Granada, the house stands at the end of a small street extending up from Plaza Nueva, and is a beautiful restoration... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2015

Without a doubt this is the best art museum I have been to. It consists of a superlative collection of Spanish art (paintings and sculptures) from the 15th and early 20th century. The layout of the museum is beautiful. You can see all in a 1 hour visit . I suggest getting to the museum early in the morning. Until... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

What a charming museum this is! A short, English or Spanish tour takes you through the items in the collection. It is intimate and interesting so our children aged 10, 9 and 6 could easily relate to the items on display and not get bored.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

A small but extremely interesting museum and property with an eclectic array of objects, all relating to San Juan. Included in the tour was a visit to the exact spot that he died, at the time of our visit a mass was going to be held for an Australian group in the same bedroom there is also a private chapel... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2014

The Museo de los Pisa is also called the Museo San Juan de Dios. The building was constructed in the 15th century in the Mudejar style, with three stories around a central patio. San Juan de Dios died in this house. The museum is dedicated to the life of the saint and the religious order he founded, Orden de los... More 

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