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Centro Cultural Banos Arabes

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Address: Palacio de Villardompardo | Plaza Luisa de Marillac, 23004 Jaen, Spain
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+34 953 24 80 68
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 19:00

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We had no idea about this great monument in Andalusia. I think are the biggest "banos arabes" in Europe, the building has been recently updated.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
hilke M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had no idea about this great monument in Andalusia. I think are the biggest "banos arabes" in Europe, the building has been recently updated.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although itś the baños arabes that draw people here, there is actually much more to this place. The arab baths are fascinating, but the rest of this palace is really nice and the museum exhibits are very interesting. And all for free.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Large converted town house containing extensive moorish baths with Roman remains on lower floor. Has numerous historical cultural display rooms with artifacts of daily life from the past showing agricultural and industrial objects of local interest.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Well presented and interesting site of the Arabian baths, together with quirky folk-style museum and some art work, with a nice cafeteria with superb views. Best spot in Jaen!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The largest preserved Arab baths are worth the visit in the Cultural Centre. Entry to the whole centre is free and a good part of a morning is required to visit the other parts of the building including religion, childhood, transport and domestic museum pieces. A temporary photographic exhibition on the lower floor was also thought provoking. The viewpoint on... More 

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Segovia, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Very interesting visit to the Arab baths, palace and museum all rolled into one. Mirador at the top with great views of Jaen

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

The baths are fascinating and well worth a visit. The museum has many items on display relating to local life over the centuries. We spent a long time here. It also has a roof terrace with great views over the city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Really impressive remains of Arab baths. Museum of Jaen is also part of the complex and is very informative. Needs a good couple of hours to look around

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

This free visit is well worth a stop if you are in the area. You walk over a glass floor with the original baths below, the tour follows at your own pace with a helpful map, and it is not too crowded being off the tourist trail. There are other exhibits in the centre, including horse drawn carriages, ceramics, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Visited on a Sunday so it wasn't very busy. The brochure was partially in English and gave a good explanation of the museum. Also the accompanying film was very informative. Don't t miss the bar on the top floor, get a coffee before admiring the fantastic views.

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