Embark on a captivating journey through Granada with a Cathedral, Royal Chapel, and Historic Center Walking Tour. Discover the architectural marvels of the Cathedral and Royal Chapel while exploring the rich historical tapestry of the city’s center.

Experience a captivating journey through history, architecture, and religious significance on a walking tour of the Royal Chapel and the Cathedral of Granada.

Begin by marveling at the Cathedral’s impressive facade, a stunning example of Spanish Renaissance architecture adorned with intricate sculptures and reliefs.

Step inside to be awestruck by the vast interior bathed in the soft glow of stained glass windows.

Explore the chapels, altarpieces, and artworks that grace the cathedral’s nave, transept, and apse.

Next, enter the Royal Chapel to immerse yourself in its richly decorated interior.

Admire the Gothic and Renaissance architecture featuring soaring vaulted ceilings, ornate altarpieces, and elegant chapels dedicated to saints and religious figures.

Witness the mausoleum housing the tombs of Queen Isabella I, King Ferdinand II, and other royal family members.

Appreciate the exquisite craftsmanship of the marble effigies and sarcophagi while delving into the monarchs’ role in shaping Spain’s history.

Conclude your tour with a leisurely stroll through Granada’s historic center, soaking in the beauty of this enchanting city.

Duration

3 hours

Language

EN, ES

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Included

Entrance to the Cathedral and the Royal Chapel.
Guided tour of the historic center.
Radioguides system reinforcement (mandatory for groups bigger than 9 pax).
Official guide.

Excluded

Tips.
Food and drinks.

What do I need to bring?

We recommend wearing comfortable shoes.
In summertime we recommend the use of sunscreen and water.

Please note

Pets are not allowed.
Not accesible for people with reduced mobility (stairs and slopes).
Please arrive 20 minutes before the starting time at the meeting point.

Cancellation Policy

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

When to book?

Cut off: 1 day before the start of the activity

Cathedral
The Granada Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of the Incarnation, is a magnificent Gothic and Renaissance-style cathedral.
It is renowned for its grand facade, towering spires, and intricately carved façade. Inside, visitors can admire beautiful chapels, impressive altarpieces, and intricate stained glass windows.

One of the highlights is the Royal Chapel, the burial place of Queen Isabella I and King Ferdinand II, the Catholic Monarchs.
A symbol of the city’s rich history, it attracts visitors with its stunning architecture and cultural significance.

The Royal Chapel
The Royal Chapel of Granada occupies a significant position in both Spanish history and architectural heritage.

Initially commissioned by the Catholic Monarchs, Queen Isabella I of Castile and King Ferdinand II of Aragon, this chapel’s construction took place from 1505 to 1521, symbolizing the shift from Islamic rule to Christian monarchy in Granada.

Architecturally, the Royal Chapel showcases a harmonious fusion of Gothic and Renaissance influences.

Its exterior facade is intricately embellished with elaborate carvings and sculptures, while the interior welcomes visitors with a lavish display of richly adorned chapels, ornate altarpieces, and exquisite stained glass windows.

Moreover, within its walls, the Royal Chapel treasures a diverse collection of religious art and artifacts, encompassing paintings, tapestries, and revered religious relics. This ensemble of historical significance and artistic splendor makes the Royal Chapel of Granada a must-visit destination for enthusiasts of history, architecture, and religious art alike.

Meeting point
Plaza de Bib-Rambla

Free cancellation

You'll receive a full refund if you cancel at least 48 hours in advance of most experiences