The Monastery of Cartuja - Serene, Austere and Fasinating Place to See

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Monasterio de la Cartuja (Cartuja Monastery) was formerly a Roman cemetery. In 1506 the Great Captain donated land to the monks so that they could build the Monastery.

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Construction was interrupted so that three centuries later it was still not completed.

beautiful church in the cartuja monastery You can enter the Cartuja Monastery through a simple patio with arches. Inside the monastery you will first see the Refectory and the Church.

The Church has a single nave divided into three parts.

The first part was for the monks, the second part immediately behind this for the laity, and the third, near the door of the church, was for the people.

wooden separation in the cartuja monastery What really has given fame to the Monastery of the Cartuja in Granada is the sacristy, to the left of the presbytery.

The Chapel has a dazzling appearance hard to describe because of the chromatic richness of its marbles.

The Cartuja Monastery is an example of a unique Baroque style and offers great paintings and sculptures of the Granada School.

Entrance Price and Opening Hours of the Cartuja Monstery

How Much is Entrance to the Cartuja Monastery?

impressive painted dome in cartuja monastery
  • General entry: individuals (over 13 yrs) and groups: 5 euros (free audioguide included).
  • Students (from 13 to 25 yrs): 3.5 euros (acreditation required).
  • Children under 12 and people with disabilities: free.

What Are the Cartuja Monastery Opening Hours?

capitular room in cartuja monastery
  • Summer
    Monday to Friday and Sundays/Bank Holidays: from 10:00 to 20:00.

    Saturdays: from 10:00 to 13:00 and from 15:00 to 20:00.
  • Winter
    Monday to Friday and Sundays/Bank Holidays: from 10:00 to 18:00.

    Saturdays: from 10:00 to 13:00 and from 15:00 to 18:00.

Location and How to Get to The Monastery

a view of the cartuja monastery The Cartuja Monastery is located on the outskirts of Granada, about two miles from the city centre, so it's best to take any of these city buses number: 8, U1 or U3.

The stop where to get off is either 'Science Education' or 'Paseo de Cartuja'.

If you prefer to go by taxi, it will cost you about 6-8 euros from the centre.

Address: Cartuja Monstery, Paseo de Cartuja, Granada.

Telephone: 958 161 932.

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Page Updated: July 28, 2020

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