La Madraza
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
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RjessMMM
Vancouver, WA562 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
The room was blocked off so all we could do is peek through the door and see the archway and the walls. We really wanted to see the ceiling but that was not possible. The stairs upstairs were also taped off. From what we could see, the walls were spectacular and were probably similar to the quality of Alhambra. Just could not get close enough to make that judgement. If were able to get in, I would have almost certainly given this 5 stars. Enjoy
Written 9 November 2023
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Raintree_Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand4,206 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
The exterior of the Madraza is very interesting, made of simple materials constructed to look like neatly shaped stones or blocks. We didn't go inside, but others' photos look great! Reputed to be the first university in the area, dating back to the 14th century.
Written 12 June 2024
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WellTravelledPig
Manchester, UK1,117 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Not a huge amount to see, but worth paying the small entrance price to walk around inside and close up to the wonderful and intricate decorations. Interesting hearing the history of the building beforehand, and learning that the upper rooms aren't quite what they seem in terms of historical culture
Written 30 January 2020
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goody_goods
London, UK44 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2015 • Solo
This is worth a look if you enjoyed the detailed architecture at the Alhambra. The 20 minute guided tour was very interesting and I probably learnt more about the history of the city from that than I did on the rest of my trip! A well spent €2.
Written 19 February 2015
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NHoward
Cambridge, UK173 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2014 • Family
If you have any interest in Islamic history or architecture, the mirhab is a beautiful little room that still shows some of the colours that have faded from similar rooms in the Alhambra. The whole tour is quite short but informative and worth the 2 euro admission (children 13 and under were free when we visited).
Written 14 April 2014
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Jessica K
42 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
We had no plans to do this. Just walked upon it. It would have been a miss. It was great to do it and see the detail.
Written 15 March 2020
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packedandready2go
California951 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 • Solo
Though it does not get a lot of hype the Madraza is a must see building located opposite the entrance to the royal chapel. The prayer room is as impressive as any of the buildings in the Alhambra, though it is much smaller. The room of the knights, used for city council meetings for hundreds of years, is also very impressive. Admission is 2 euros for which you get a laminated information sheet in either Spanish or English. Below a few of the floors you can witness ruins from the 12th century. The building is not large so you only need 20 minutes to tour the whole thing.
Written 16 November 2019
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Sam Kwei
San Jose, CA165 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 • Family
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 visitor at one time to help preserve the condition from tourism damages. I highly recommend that you purchase to go inside the room rather than just standing outside it and taking photos within. You will miss many of the important photos such as the top stalactite-like carving and some of the more intricate designs on the wall. The story is that the room is preserved because it is so beautiful the Christian decided to keep it rather than destroy it (its being an Islamic prayer room). If you come through the Granada Essential Must Do tour, the entrance fee is already part of it, and your guide will accelerate you to the front of the line as well. Enjoy!
Written 19 July 2019
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MARK C
Manchester, UK73 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 • Couples
We stumbled across this by accident and were wowed by it. The rooms are simply stunning and the entrance is only 2 euro. Definitely worth going
Written 14 October 2018
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Matthias W
Vienna, Austria538 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2015 • Friends
An old school from the moorish times in Granada, located opposite of the Capilla real and the cathedral it can be easily done while slendering through the old town. For just 2 EUR you can see the richly decorated main hall of the school as well as a tour through the upper floor which was later used as town hall.
The colours of the main room are still existing and give a good impression of how most rooms of the Alhambra might have looked like originally.
Written 26 January 2016
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