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“Great paintings”

Museo Casa de Los Tiros de Granada
Ranked #87 of 216 things to do in Granada
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Owner description: Monday Closed
Los Angeles, California
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“Great paintings”
Reviewed 23 December 2008

This Museo is inexpensive and a nice visit if you happen to be wandering around Grenada looking for some history.

The entrance fee is waved for European Union citizens, but they did not make us pay (and we're from the U.S.).

The stairway up into the Museo is lined with paintings of Spanish monarchs. Once in the museum there is a mish-mash of photos, etchings, ceramic ware celebrating Grenada, the Sacromonte ("gypsies") and the Alhambra.

Of note is a fantastic painting of a gypsy woman chained to a wall, covered with a cloth with her face and one breast exposed. Dangling in front of her like a taunt are a clutch of jewels on a hook.
It's an absolutely devastating painting, rife with symbolism and cruel judgement.

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