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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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You must see the Basilica Inside, so impressive. They also bring you upstairs up close to the remains of San Juan de Dios. Like nothing you have seen before. I enjoyed it more... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Montreal, Canada
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You must see the Basilica Inside, so impressive. They also bring you upstairs up close to the remains of San Juan de Dios. Like nothing you have seen before. I enjoyed it more than visiting the Cathedral.

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a look, even if not particularly religious. It is quite large, and slightly outside the central old town.

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Kolkata, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated bang in the downtown area of Granada, you can't miss this place when you are coming down after seeing the Alhambra. There are no entry fees and the Church remains open at certain times. The grandeur you face is unbelievable inside this little church which appears to be in a decrepit state. The atmosphere is solemn and is a... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Were recommended to go there but didn't expect much as we had grown to enjoy the Muslim art a bit more than the Catholic one as part of our Andalucia tour...but it's really exciting! I mean really really. You can get super close to the relics of St John and other Saints that are in their golden shrines (you can... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

For 5Euro you get a visit with recorded guide. Really impressive complex of churches, and great works of art and architecture.

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

San Jaun de Dios (St John of God, apparently) is meant to be the Patron Saint of Children and so this building used to be a children's hospital. The architecture and general layout is quite impressive and the mosaic floor and fountain in the middle provides nice detail. We were taken here on out walking tour, but really 10-15 minutes... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

The architecture is amazing and all the paintings and monuments inside very interesting to look at. Probably no good for kids as ours got bored. Make sure you go as a couple and don't take kids.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Well maintained place of worship. Glorious metalwork, shimmering in the sunlight. Cool interior. Not always open.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

The Basilica's outside may not be very spectacular, but the inside certainly is. Huge, baroque and very special indeed.

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Verona, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Very nice, cheap, good audioguide, very polite staff. Must visit. Not distante from center city. One of best Place of granada.

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