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Horno de Oro Moorish House

Granada

There are several Moorish houses dotted along the Calle Horno de Oro, but this one is particularly well preserved here in the Albaicín district. The blind façade, in line with Muslim tradition, preserves the intimacy of the interior. It is [...]

Hospital de la Reina

Alhama de Granada

The architecture of this hospital, the first in the Kingdom of Granada built by the Catholic Monarchs, mixes Mudejar, Gothic and Renaissance styles. Its construction began in 1485. It is situated in the historic centre of town on the site [...]

Hospital Real

Granada

This building houses the rectory of the University of Granada. It was built by the Catholic Kings in 1504 to care for the wounded in the War of Granada.

Hospital y Basílica de San Juan de Dios

Granada

The church, now classified as a basilica, is located next to the hospital (1552) and was built between 1737 and 1759. The floor plan of the building is in the shape of a Latin cross – a single nave with [...]

Iglesia and Capilla de San Torcuato

Guadix

This church was founded by the Jesuits in the 17th century. It was built under Vicente Acero in Renaissance style with a magnificent Baroque façade. It is built in the shape of a Greek cross. There are small altars located [...]

Iglesia and Convento de San Diego

Guadix

This church has a single nave with a vaulted ceiling in the presbytery. There is a modern altarpiece located in the chapel of Our Lady of Sorrows, the patron saint of the town. This church has no tower. Its façade [...]

Iglesia and Convento de San Francisco

Guadix

This church has a single rectangular nave with a presbytery at the end and a Mudejar ceiling. The main entrance opens up to the bottom of the central nave, while the façade is simple with just a single tower. The [...]

Iglesia de El Salvador

Albuñuelas

The church has three chapels on either side, separated by pointed arches. Doric columns support the entablature that runs along the top. The valuable Baroque altarpiece and its tabernacle are of particular interest. The first church was built in the [...]

Iglesia de Gabia Chica

Gabia Chica

The Iglesia de Gabia Chica is in the town centre. It is made up of a single nave with a double-sided roof and decorated with woodcarvings. It also has a bell tower. Inside, the magnificent altarpiece dating back to the [...]

Iglesia de la Anunciación

Lanteira

This church has a single nave with two chapels on either side separated by archways. It was built by Ambrosio Villegas in the middle of the 16th century on the site of a former mosque. This church has important coffered [...]

Iglesia de la Anunciación

Albuñán

Built in the 16th century, this church is in the shape of a Latin cross. It has a single nave and a coffered ceiling decorated with geometric elements. On either side there are two chapels that open up through arches. [...]

Iglesia de la Anunciación

Huéneja

Building work began in 1500 on the site of a former mosque, although an inscription on the outside the church states that the works continued until 1634. It is a rectangular church with three naves separated by arches. The main [...]

Iglesia de la Anunciación

Alcudia de Guadix

Designed in 1545 by Francisco Roldán and built by Francisco Heredia, this church was completed in 1561 by Baltasar de la Hoya, pupil of Diego of Siloé. It is a church with a basilica in the shape of a Latin [...]

Iglesia de la Anunciación

Zújar

This parish church was built in the 16th century on the site of a former mosque. It was restored in the 18th century in Neoclassical style. The façade and decoration of the chapel ceilings are inspired by the Baroque movement. [...]

Iglesia de la Anunciación

Cortes de Baza

This church was built between the 16th and 17th centuries. Its Mudejar coffered ceiling are especially beautiful – they were made by local Moorish craftsmen out of pinewood. The church has one central nave and a lovely dome over the [...]



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