Granada Cathedral

Currently Open [Closes at 08:00 pm]
  • Address: Calle Gran Vía de Colón, 5, 18001 Granada, Spain
  • Timings: 10:45 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +34-958222959
  • Ticket Price: 4 EUR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture , Cathedral

Granada Cathedral - Review

Granada is not just home to one of the finest examples of Moorish architecture with the Alhambra; it also has the very first architecture of the Spanish renaissance with the Granada Cathedral. Another interesting fact about the cathedral is that it took a hundred and eighty one years for it to be completed. Guess people were willing to wait much longer back then. But those 181 years resulted in the Granada Cathedral being the unusually beautiful structure it is today. Begun over the site of the city's main mosque with Gothic designs it quickly incorporated the burgeoning Spanish renaissance art into its plans in the mid 16th century. Later, in the 17th century Baroque elements were added, making this cathedral the striking sight it is today. A large cathedral, with a stunning facade and intricate interiors built over a 181 years by multiple famous architects means that this cathedral is steeped in history. So enjoy the architecture and the history lesson, Granada seems to be full of places that offer both!

Granada Cathedral Information

  • The Royal Chapel and Mausoleum (Capilla Real) are located nearby, so you could plan your trip with that in mind.
  • The 4 Euro entrance fee might seem like a lot but it is worth it, even though the cathedral in Seville is far more impressive. And the architectural style is completely different; don't miss this one because another one is better. No two are the same.
  • The audio guide has a tendency to get into specifics and uninteresting trivia, but you always have the option to skip it.
  • There are not too many signs and plaques describing things.
  • The steps leading up to the cathedral gate are steep.
  • Take the audio guide, it will help you understand the long and complicated history of the cathedral.

Granada Cathedral Ticket Prices

  • General admission: 4 euros 
  • Children under 10 and disabled: Free entry 
  • Groups of over 65 years, students from EU and Spanish students (request by fax): 2.50 euros 
  • Royal Chapel has a separate entry fee.

How To reach Granada Cathedral by Public Transport

  • Bus LAC stop Catedral bus station.

Restaurants Near Granada Cathedral

  • Cunini (Spanish, moderately expensive, casual)
  • Via Colon (Spanish / breakfast, inexpensive, casual)
  • Restaurante Bar Oliver (Spanish dinner, moderately expensive, casual)

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TripHobo Highlights for Granada Cathedral

  • Granada Cathedral Address: Calle Gran Vía de Colón, 5, 18001 Granada, Spain
  • Granada Cathedral Contact Number: +34-958222959
  • Granada Cathedral Timing: 10:45 am - 08:00 pm
  • Granada Cathedral Price: 4 EUR
  • Best time to visit Granada Cathedral(preferred time): 05:00 pm - 06:30 pm
  • Time required to visit Granada Cathedral: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Granada Cathedral

  • 95% of people who visit Granada include Granada Cathedral in their plan

  • 51.13% of people start their Granada Cathedral visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Granada Cathedral

Monday, Thursday and Friday

66.88% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Granada Cathedral

People normally club together Monasterio Cartuja and Sacromonte while planning their visit to Granada Cathedral.

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Granada Cathedral, Granada Reviews

  • Although the cathedral is surrounded by buildings and you can't really get a feel of how impressive it is from the outside, once you enter you will be amazed. I have visited many cathedrals throughout Europe and this one is right there in the top 5 with Notre Dame and St. Peter's Cathedral. I suggest buying a Granada Card since it will give you access to the Cathedral as well as to the Alhambra and other popular attractions. You can easily buy it online before your trip.

  • This is a pretty spectacular building and worth the €5 admission. If you want to visit several of the religious buildings in Granada, they have a combination ticket available, but you must buy it from the gift shop across from the cathedral. The audio tour that you get with your ticket is OK, but not the best, so you might want to bring your own guide book. Also, this is a still a consecrated cathedral, so they request you visit in silence, therefore it might not be the best place to visit with small or rambunctious kids.

  • The cathedral was well worth the €5 entry free considering they give a free audio guide. In fact it would be worth twice that price considering its grandeur. The cathedral is spacious and magnificent yet does not lack detail, it played a massive role in historical architecture as i think it was one of the first Churches to incorporate baroque and this style of renaissance architecture, and inspired many other Churches to follow its design and layout. This architectural style in my opinion is definitely my favourite and a relief from all the gloomy and eerie gothic cathedrals all over the Iberian peninsula. It truly makes you feel at ease and the environment is extremely serene, and the audio guide is very detailed. I easily spent two hours despite running on a tight schedule, would definitely want to visit again in the future if possibled

  • Really impressive structure. Several chapels that are all very different and just beautiful over all. You get a free audio guide which is nice, but the guide is a bit wordy and sometimes gives too much information

  • Charging this much for a religious building? This is HARAM. Neither the builders nor the essence of Christianity would approve this. Blue mosque in Istanbul? Completely free for everyone.. Hassan IV Mosque in Casablanca? Completely free. As if catholic church is bankrupting.. Ridiculous...

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