La Mezquita Mayor

The Great Mosque of Granada is an Islamic temple which opened in 2003 in the city of Granada (Spain). This is the first mosque built in Granada since 1492. The mosque has a Centre for Islamic Studies, which includes a program of lectures, Arabic language classes, exhibitions and courses related to Islam and the Islamic legacy of Spain. Furthermore, there is a point of assistance for the Muslims in general and a library with Spanish texts and audiovisual materials about the Islam in Arabic and  English. The garden overlooks the valley of the Darro River and Mount of Sabika,with on top the Alhambra. In the background the peaks of Sierra Nevada can be seen. The botanical varieties of this garden are all Mediterranean such as pine, olive, pomegranate, orange and lemon. It is located in the Plaza San Nicolás in the Albaicín.

The Minaret of la Mesquita Mayor
The Minaret of la Mesquita Mayor

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday the patio can visited from 11:00 - 14:00 and from 18:00 - 20:00.

Photo Galllery La Mezquita Mayor


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