The Basilica of San Juan de Dios is the spiritual center of the Hospitaller Order, now extended to all corners of the world It is one of the pastoral centers of great importance in the city of Granada, because here is the Santo Sepulcro of the founder San Juan de Dios. It is the pattern of the city Granada, of patients, nurses, firefighters, librarians, GOE, Royal Cavalry and Universal Hospitals.
This magnificent temple was built by Father Alonso de Jesus and Ortega, Superior General, who lived in the Hospital San Juan de Dios, attached to this church. He directed the work to the
teacher José de Bada. The building started in 1737, and finishes in 1759.
It was elevated to the status of Basilica by Pope Benedict XV by the Bull "Exstat. Granatae ", signed on December 20, 1916.
Opening hours: Monday till Saturday 10:00 - 13:00 and 16:00 - 19:00. On Sunday 16:00 - 19:00.
Entrance: € 4,- (donation for Social Work)