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This outstanding building in Plaza Nueva definitely attracts attention. This renaissance style... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Imposing building

I didn't even know what this building was until I saw a picture of it on here and realised it was... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
June A
Surrey, United Kingdom
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The Real Chancillería (High Court) presents an elegant interior courtyard designed by Diego de Siloé. Built at the same time as the surrounding Plaza Nueva during the 1530s, its austere Renaissance façade suited its purpose as a prison and house of...more
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

This outstanding building in Plaza Nueva definitely attracts attention. This renaissance style palace was made royal chancery by the emperor Charles V and is performing practically the same duties now, as the High Court of Andalusia resides there. Impossible to miss if on Plaza Nueva...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

I didn't even know what this building was until I saw a picture of it on here and realised it was the High Court. It is an imposing and very attractive building in an otherwise pedestrianised square lined with shops and restaurants seemingly catering to...More

Thank June A
Reviewed 9 March 2018

A very impressing building and is The High Court of Andalusia, and is the highest court of Andalusia, a very imposing building

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

The Mannerist-style façade of the Chancilleria is an exceptional contribution to public architecture during the reign of Philip II.A symbol of Christian Granada.Beautiful square outside

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Real Chancilleria is an attractive civic building in the Plaza Nueve. It's easy to appreciate as the square which is pedestrianized although access for the public to the inside is unfortunately not possible.

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Reviewed 26 December 2017

You can't miss this building because it's a big beautiful building on Plaza Nueva. The building is now has a function as Andalusia High Court of Justice.

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Just a few meters to my hotel this building deserves a stop to admire arquitecture. Is free and you will not spend roo much time for it

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Reviewed 30 July 2016

While a beautiful building and as have others have pointed out a great backdrop for photographs I do think they missed out on an opportunity when the court is not in use. On approaching the building it's made clear that unless you have business there...More

Thank TheRestlessTraveller
Reviewed 10 February 2016

It does not appear that tourists can enter - since there are guards at the entrance. This is an impressive building from an architecture standpoint. They used to judge people inside and then execute them outside.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 17 December 2015

I never saw it open but the building dominates Plaza Nueva and makes a beautiful backdrop for photographs.

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