Carthusian Monastery Granada
Granada Only offers one of its most emblematic guided tours, specialized in religious iconography of the ecclesiastical order of the Chartusians, in the fabulous place Carthusian Monastery (Monasterio de la Cartuja).
Thanks to this itinerary you will get to know about all the great secrets that surround the order of the Carthusians, as well as the life os San Bruno, its founder, their ways of life, and their daily routine both in the past and in the present time.
We will share with you the rich symbology of the iconography through the virtues and attributes of its sculptures, since its rich baroque church overflows in all its splendor the profuse symbolic decoration.
We will deepen in our knowledge of Baroque art as an expression of the Counter-Reformation in Spain and its reaction to the expansion of Protestantism in Europe.
Finally, we will understand the functions of its different parts: cloister, church, sacristy, refectory and chapter rooms and analyze them in the religious context in which they were built.
Granada Only has real information obtained from the very core of the most important members of the Carthusian community; it is one of our most beloved and worked visits, for the exciting life the Carthusians carry and that still moves us deeply in the XX century.
Duration: 1 Hour.
Maximum: 30 people.
Recommendations: None remarkable.
Only presents a steep access stairway to the entrance.