Sacromonte Monastery

Granada, Spain

The Abbey of El Sacromonte was founded in the 17th century. Under the church there are the catacombs where St. Cecilio, the first bishop and actual Patron of Granada, suffered martyrdom. The monument was designed by Juan de Maeda and finished in 1567. The front façade, by Pedro de Orea, is a magnificent example of the Renaissance period in Andalusia at the end of the 16th century.

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Sacromonte, Granada, Spain
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Founded: 16th century
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Harish Babu (4 months ago)
Inside the túnel.the temperatura always 22degree. That was amazing...
TIM HULBERT (5 months ago)
Fabulous step back in time!
Malcolm Mooney (6 months ago)
Interesting place but unfortunately it was closed when I visited on Saturday
Johana Bamba-Teale (14 months ago)
Amazing, peaceful and it shows really the Glory of God
Johana Bamba-Teale (14 months ago)
Amazing, peaceful and it shows really the Glory of God
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