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Casa Castril

Casa Castril
  • Alhambra Route - Nighttime
  • Alhambra Route - Daytime

The Castril House takes its name from the Castril Estate, granted by the Catholic Monarchs to their secretary, Hernando de Zafra. It was built in 1539 by his grandson after requesting permission from Emperor Charles V. From 1923 to 1958, the Castril House was home to the Fine Arts Museum, which was subsequently moved to the Palace of Charles V, with the Archaeological Museum of Granada taking its place. The Castril House, laid out around a four-sided patio and a garden at its rear, is one of the most emblematic houses of the Albaicín neighbourhood of Granada. During your visit, be sure to see the Carmen de la Victoria.