Granada’s art and culture

Monuments

SEARCH BY GEOLOCATION

Iglesia de la Anunciación (Moreda)

Morelábor

This church was built in 1554 on the site of a former chapel. The successive refurbishment and restructuring projects during the 18th century gave rise to what we see today. It is built in the shape of a Latin cross [...]

Iglesia de la Concepción

Ízbor

This church has a single nave and an elegant tower, whose oldest part is still recognisable as part of the mosque on which it was built. It is the main church in Ízbor.

Iglesia de la Consolación

Pinos Puente

The Iglesia de la Consolación is rectangular in shape and is made up of three separate naves divided by pillars and arches. The central section and the main chapel have coffered ceilings. Inside there is an elevated choir and to [...]

Iglesia de la Encarnación

Guájar Alto

This church was built in Mudejar style and dates back to the first third of the 16th century. It consists of a rectangular nave with arches, one of which opens out to the presbytery.  This arch was reconstructed after the [...]

Iglesia de la Encarnación

Montefrío

This church was built in a perfect circle, at the top end of which is a small rectangular building that houses the main chapel. This is the only church, other than the Pantheon of Rome, that has just a single stone to close the dome.

Iglesia de la Encarnación

Moclín

This church was built by the royal decree of the Catholic Kings on the site of a former mosque. It was designed and built by the architect Francisco Prieto Moreno. The main chapel, built by Martin de Bolivar, dates back [...]

Iglesia de la Encarnacion

Íllora

This church’s architecture is a splendid example of the transition from the Gothic to the Renaissance style that is so predominant in the churches built after the conquest in this region. It was designed by Diego de Siloé with the [...]

Iglesia de la Encarnación

Monachil

This church was built in 1501, during the transition period of the Mudejar architectural style, and is located in the Plaza Alta of Monachil. This place of worship has two façades and one tower to the left of the front [...]

Iglesia de la Encarnación

Maracena

The Iglesia de la Encarnación is located in the original centre of Maracena, which was consecrated by the Catholic Kings in the 16th century. It was built in Mudejar style, with wooden framework and a Gothic altarpiece. In the 18th [...]

Iglesia de la Inmaculada

Chite

This church was initially built in the mid-16th and rebuilt in the early 17th century. Its roof is covered with a Mudejar coffered ceiling. Inside it houses a number of beautiful images including one of the Virgin and Christ attributed [...]

Iglesia de la Inmaculada

El Pinar

This church is located in the neighbourhood of Bajo de Pinos del Valle. It was built between 1561 and 1566. It suffered damage during the Moorish revolt, so it had to be restored. It is built in the shape of [...]

Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción

Zafarraya

This church was totally destroyed in the earthquake in 1884 and only a few parts of the original building still remain today. The current church was ordered to be built by General Narváez at the end of the 19th century. [...]

Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepcion de Maria

Dúdar

The church dedicated to the Holy Mary of the Immaculate Conceptionin Dúdar dates back to the 17th century. It is dedicated to the cult of the Immaculate Concepcion and it is well preserved.

Iglesia de la Magdalena

Guadix

This church has a rectangular nave and chancel at the far end. Its main entrance is Baroque in style and has an image of Mary Magdalena on it. Judging by the three arches, it is clear that this church was [...]

Iglesia de La Paz

Fuente Vaqueros

This church was built in 1663 and is situated in La Paz, near Fuente Vaqueros. It is dedicated to the Sacred Heart.



Login