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O.K. For A short Visit

Friendly employee at the ticket counter. Interesting old building but you won't find much about... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark P
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Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
Disappointing

Very little evidence of its original use. Internal walls were covered with ugly hoarding. If you... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
KatieAndalucia_Spain
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Andalucia, Spain
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2 weeks ago
“O.K. For A short Visit”
17 Oct 2017
“Disappointing”
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Calle San Luis s/n, 14800 Priego de Cordoba, Spain
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Reviewed 19 August 2013

Visiting the Carnicerias Reales as a vegetarian may not sound ideal, but there's little trace of the butchery in the building previously - just a fine and fairly well-preserved building, nice & cool in the height of summer, which often hosts exhibitions by local painters....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly employee at the ticket counter. Interesting old building but you won't find much about its former use as a butchery. We did enjoy the small exhibit relating to olive oil production downstairs, as Priego is definitely in olive country. We didn't need the included...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Very little evidence of its original use. Internal walls were covered with ugly hoarding. If you look at the outside door and view it from up above from the castle, you've probably seen the best of it. Only worth going if you have the all-inclusive...More

Thank KatieAndalucia_Spain
Reviewed 24 May 2014

The name of this place may put you off, but don't let it. This building once was the local slaughtering plant. Whether it was ever "royal" is doubtful. But it is a very elegant building, far more stylish than its original purpose would suggest. The...More

Thank Tosca08
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Visiting the Carnicerias Reales as a vegetarian may not sound ideal, but there's little trace of the butchery in the building previously - just a fine and fairly well-preserved building, nice & cool in the height of summer, which often hosts exhibitions by local painters....More

1  Thank amdgriggs
Reviewed 16 June 2012

The old slaughterhouse has been very gently restored and now houses an exhibition space for local artists. With a very beautiful fountain int he courtyeard area, and breathtaking views over the aldarve from the window, this is a 'must visit'.

Thank stephfromlondon_10
Reviewed 22 April 2012

The Carnicerias Reales is the building that was the abattoir and market in the 16th century. It was designed by Francisco del Castillo. The main front has a Mannerist architecture influenced by Italian design, with columns that have a triangular pediment. There is a beautiful...More

1  Thank BennyMalaga
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