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Basilica de San Juan de Dios

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Address: Calle San Juan de Dios, 23, Granada, Spain
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The entrance 'fee' includes an audio guide in English or Spanish - well worth listening to. Lovely building.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The entrance 'fee' includes an audio guide in English or Spanish - well worth listening to. Lovely building.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 329 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We passed this place and decided to go in and take a look. What we found inside was incredible! inside is a vast baroque church covered in gold and with plenty of marble and dark wood. It might not be to everyone's liking, but there's no getting away from the feeling of power and money which this church evokes. The... More 

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Ronneby, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 363 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a gem! First of all – not many people seem to visit this place and the owners seem to trust their visitor immensely. No glass walls, no “no not pass” ropes, you enter the church from the altar straight onto the “scene” and you can even climb into the altarpiece to see the relics of St John (the staff... More 

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cheap to visit - 5 euro - and comes with an audio guide which is excellent. It is huge and so well laid out. Beautifully lit which makes a change from many of the dim cathedrals in the world. Clean, great quality art and statues. Absolutely loved this place and I am an atheist. Full of history. The altar is... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can spend a few hours here. A truly beautiful and inspirational place. You must see this. The history is riveting, the decorations are amazing, and the music on the guide radios is simply gorgeous. Do visit this wonderful place.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little Basilica to visit. Really well preserved and on the excessive side ( in a good way). For 4 euros a great vale. The included audio is great, but a little long winded. The figure of Jesus on the toilet was a highlight of the visit.

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have always rather disliked the over-ornate late Baroque style as found in so many churches in Spain and Italy. We had expected this one simply to be the most extreme form of the same but the very extremity - plus time to kill - attracted us. WOW! It is THE prototype and archetype of a particular... More 

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Thank Melvyn E
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a great surprise to find such a wonderful church. I have never had such an experience in a church. The main altar is unique as it has a little room in the middle top, which can be visited. Staff from the reception was so nice, which made the visit even more incredible. Do not miss it.

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Well worth a visit so much to take in (headset for commentary) giving you all the information in each room of the Basilica not a spare piece of wall is not without decoration so much gold leaf and silver!!! We just stood in awe at the detail before our eyes.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

From the suite hotel in Gran Via it is possible to walk in 10 minutes to the Basilica. It is the most astonishing place and the wealth of the church in a poorish student area is an amazing contradiction. If one arrives at a time outside a Mass and there are mnot too many people you can be invited to... More 

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