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La Madraza

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The entrance ticket is only EUR2 and worth the price. The Madrassah is a well preserved example of the beautiful decorations favoured by the Nasrid sultans. Take a close look at the wall carvings and ceilings to appreciate the level of detail that goes into...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Tufriel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is no much but still a must see if you are around. Entering the building is free but entering some room will has a price (euro's I believe) The architecture at that time was amazing with some beautiful calligraphy Among the poems adorning it...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Zakaria B
Reviewed July 18, 2019

The Palacio de la Madraza is now part of the University of Granada. Inside this structure, the room to see is the preserved Islamic prayer room, which is absolutely beautiful (I have uploaded a few photos along with my review). The room itself has limited...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank skwei
Reviewed July 12, 2019

A super small place e that will take 30 mins to go round but well worth it for the Moorish decoration to view - English information cards available. Beautiful, stunning and not to be missed as it is next door to the Cathedral.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Chris-Leeds8-UK
Reviewed June 9, 2019

If you liked the Alhambra, you cannot miss this little jewel: the former Islamic school at the time of the Moorish kings. It is a small building just in front of the (by far more visited...) Capilla Real. For only 2 euros you can see...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Gino0368
Reviewed June 1, 2019 via mobile

Just opposite the royal Chapel this little gem is the best attraction in the area. Skip the cathedral and come here. Only 2 euros and you can see a wonderful prayer room and a gallery. The home of a former high Islamic school and foundation...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Lighthousetaichi
Reviewed May 22, 2019

Centrally located in the heart of Granada. La Madraza was actually a Madrasah (School in Arabic) or mosque school in Granada. It was founded in 1349 by the Nasrid monarch Yusuf I, Sultan of Granada. The building is currently part of the University of Granada....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank TravellerMan72
Reviewed May 16, 2019

The Palacio de la Madraza is right in front of the Capilla Real, and it's one of the most splendid views in Granada. Once an Arab school (founded in 1349), it was transformed in the Casa del Cabildo (city hall), and the 14th century oratory...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank ANGELO V
Reviewed April 20, 2019

As lovely as the Nasrid palace, just a lot smaller. A quick visit, but still good value at 2 euros each.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ilovemypond
Reviewed March 2, 2019

This is conveniently situated near the Capilla Real, and recommended in our Guide Book. But you need to know that it is administered by the University of Granada, and if they have something on, you can't see round. This was the case on our visit,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Michael K
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