Andalusia Sights

Casa de los Pisa

  • Calle Convalecencia 1 Map It
  • Albayzín

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

Originally built in 1494 for the Pisa family, the claim to fame of this house is its relationship to San Juan de Dios, who came to Granada in 1538 and founded a charity hospital to take care of the poor. Befriended by the Pisa family, he was taken into their home when he fell ill in February 1550. A month later, he died there, at the age of 55. Since that time, devotees of the saint have traveled from around the world to this house with a stone Gothic facade, now run by the Hospital Order of St. John. Inside are numerous pieces of jewelry, furniture, priceless religious works of art, and an extensive collection of paintings and sculptures depicting St. John.

Sight Information

Address:

Calle Convalecencia 1, Granada, 18010, Spain

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Phone:

958-222144

Sight Details:

  • €3
  • Mon.–Sat. 10–2

Published 08/18/2015

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