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Centro Cultural Banos Arabes

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One of the tourist venues in the city. It was more extensive than I imagined but was very... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Paul C
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Oakham, United Kingdom
Free entry to a interesting museum.

Free entry to a very interesting museum, with fantastic views over Jaen from roof top terrace... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
KHALED A
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All reviews arab baths banos arabes top floor rooftop terrace free entry glass floor excellent museum several floors same building well worth a visit tapas fantastic views art palace basement exhibits past
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

One of the tourist venues in the city. It was more extensive than I imagined but was very interesting. It is on several floors with a cafe on the top floor. The basement is the most interesting part and is worth seeing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul C
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Free entry to a very interesting museum, with fantastic views over Jaen from roof top terrace / cafe. Open most of the day when the rest of the city is on siesta. Good place also to cool off on a hot day.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KHALED A
Reviewed 21 August 2018

First class museum. Entry is free. According to the blurb, the best preserved Moorish baths in Europe/North Africa. Also has a good and reasonable cafeteria. Very friendly staff.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

This Building in its entirety is totally worth going to see, we spent 2 hours walking around every room and looking at all the Paintings in the Temporary Art Exhibition and the Museum as well as Arab Baths. We would have been happy to pay...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank happyc0uplebelfast
Reviewed 31 July 2018

The Arab Baths in Jaen are not only educational in themselves, but have additional exhibitions and museums as part of the complex. The staff were particularly helpful and friendly. This is not a huge attraction, but coupled with the Cathedral, and eating out in Jaen,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MissMandalay
Reviewed 3 July 2018

The Banos Arabes of Jaen are perhaps one of the largest examples of its type. It is essentially the excavated remains of the old baths: don’t expect tiled walls or any water! That said, the museum displays the baths to excellent effect and the other...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Martin T
Reviewed 15 June 2018

I agree the baths are well worth seeing - and the rooftop terrace lovely - but for me the highlight of this excellent museum complex is the very impressive Manuel Moral International Museum of Naive Art. It has an extensive collection of wonderfully colourful paintings...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Veejayelle
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Free to enter on a Wednesday evening for us Seniors we combined this visit with that of the Cathedral. At least a 15 minute walk from the Cathedral and not that well signposted. The baths themselves have been heavily restored and personally they did not...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank peterwV975TL
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Easy to find, short walk from the cathedral. Beautifully restored baths, definitely worth the visit. And what a treat, free. Friendly staff, dont miss the museum upstairs as well.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Debbybcn
Reviewed 7 May 2018

I had these baths and museum all to myself. What a lovely job they have done here. Walking through the restored baths truly takes you back to that time and place. The other rooms are chock full of different exhibits from naif painting to a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Maria R
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