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A secret which must be kept!

It's very easy to miss this little gem of a place. You head down a side street near the market in... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
638ellen
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London, United Kingdom
Stunning El Greco

We found this building was only open from 09:00 to 13:00 on Friday during the week we were in... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
CnMBath
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Calle Hospital de Mujeres n 26, 11001 Cadiz, Spain
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

It's very easy to miss this little gem of a place. You head down a side street near the market in Cadiz and you have to look out for the pillars outside the Hospital de Mujeres. It costs 1.50 to enter and you pass into...More

1  Thank 638ellen
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We found this building was only open from 09:00 to 13:00 on Friday during the week we were in Cadiz. Once we'd worked out you had to buy a ticket too (1.5 euro) we got in. The El Greco was fantastic, and the rest of...More

Thank CnMBath
Reviewed 20 January 2018

The hospital is in the process of major restoration. It will be magnificent when the work is finished. However for now visitors are restricted to visiting the chapel, whereEl Greci's painting of St Francis is hung. The chapel is interesting in it's own right. We...More

Thank BandMK
Reviewed 6 July 2017

An ornate chapel and in the corner a. a superb El Grecco masterpiece of st Francis ....an absolute gem.

Thank fiona s
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Ok all there is to see at this place is one painting by El Greco but it is worth seeing if you like your art! Free entry and very low key in that I had to ask if they had a postcard of the painting...More

Thank Jill A
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Maybe something has changed since the other reviews were written? Everything in and around the courtyard was roped off for work, which it sorely needs. The building is in terrible shape. We hope that funding can be found to do the restoration they would like...More

3  Thank LandCruisers
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Were walking past this unassuming door, and after reading the info on the wall, we went in. There is a beautiful courtyard inside, but for 1 euro 50, you get entry to the chapel, which has been beautifully renovated, and has the wonderful painting by...More

1  Thank crawfie
Reviewed 30 September 2016

When you first enter you think ok - bit dilapidated, inteesting old building with a lovely set of ceramic stations of the Cross around the courtyard. The you get shown into the Chapel - which I thought was fantastic. A beautifully restored fascinating place. It...More

1  Thank Glaws
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We had read about this in the guide books. It looks nothing from the outside but the internal areas are wonderful. The church is a revelation. The artis extraordinary. Only shame is that one can't explore the upstairs hospital areas. However, a lovely place to...More

Thank TeamField
Reviewed 5 August 2016

When you see the building from the outside you don't pay any attention to it. But after you get inside and pay the small fee you will be very pleasant surprised by what you will find.

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