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Saint Jerome Monastery

Calle Rector Lopez Argueta, 18001 Granada, Spain
+34 958 27 93 37
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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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Calle Rector Lopez Argueta, 18001 Granada, Spain
+34 958 27 93 37
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Monasterio de San Jerónimo is a monastery previously occupied by Hieronymite monks of the St. Augustine order. The monks don't seem to occupy the monastery in the present day. Which might have something to do with fact that they were expelled during the French...More

Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Very quiet place for tourist. We were the only two there when we visited. The place is a bit run down but the church inside is well worth the price we paid.

Thank allegro383
Reviewed 11 December 2017

If you've already been to the Cathedral and Capilla Real, you may feel that you've had your fill of Spanish Baroque. But this is unique - an overwhelming level of decorative detail crammed onto every available surface and corner.

Thank jrhp2015
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Situated just away from the main tourist area we were so glad we visited St Jerome Monastery. Quiet and peaceful with some lovely areas of interest off of the main courtyard. The 1 euro guide sheet was very informative and well laid out. Very ornate...More

Thank lgd23
Reviewed 30 October 2017

€4 to enter the monastery proper & walk around; €1 for a written guide (available in several languages). The main chapel is spectacular.

Thank HertsTimelord
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

You can walk around the outer courtyard with no charge but it is well worth the €4 entry fee (kids are free) to get into the monastery proper. The internal structure contains a garden of orange trees but the main building is most impressive. Ornately...More

Thank ilpirata83
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Amazing place, do not go to many churches etc on holiday but glad my daughter convinced me to go. Some good places to eat around there as well.

Thank brianswannell
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Lovely Monastery. Open from 10am to 1:30pm then again from 4pm. Worth a visit. Closed on Monday as with most museums in Spain.

Thank 898Susan898
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Saw the courtyard of the monastery as we passed by on the tourist bus. We walked back to find it and so pleased we did. It was beautiful inside, very quiet and cool with amazing carvings and art work. The ceiling was amazing ! Also...More

Thank Tinaturrant
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Took in the visit as all “”Alhambra’s out”. Definitely worth a visit as only a few minutes further from the Cathedral. 4€ entry and no Queues. Paper guides available in various languages for 1€. Lovely cloisters beautiful inside in the church, very ornate - could...More

Thank reeves67
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14 May 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
Moriah W
7 July 2015|
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Response from Linda7491 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I was aware of, I didn't see any type of tourist accommodation inside the monastery.