We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
O.K. For A short Visit

Friendly employee at the ticket counter. Interesting old building but you won't find much about... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Mark P
,
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
Disappointing

Very little evidence of its original use. Internal walls were covered with ugly hoarding. If you... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
KatieAndalucia_Spain
,
Andalucia, Spain
Read all 36 reviews
14
All photos (14)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good47%
  • Average36%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
25 Oct 2018
“O.K. For A short Visit”
17 Oct 2017
“Disappointing”
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
11°
Dec
11°
Jan
13°
Feb
Contact
Calle San Luis s/n, 14800 Priego de Cordoba, Spain
Website
+34 957 70 06 25
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (36)
Filter reviews
6 results
Traveller rating
2
2
2
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
2
2
2
0
0
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Friendly employee at the ticket counter. Interesting old building but you won't find much about its former use as a butchery. We did enjoy the small exhibit relating to olive oil production downstairs, as Priego is definitely in olive country. We didn't need the included...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark P
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Very little evidence of its original use. Internal walls were covered with ugly hoarding. If you look at the outside door and view it from up above from the castle, you've probably seen the best of it. Only worth going if you have the all-inclusive...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank KatieAndalucia_Spain
Reviewed 24 May 2014

The name of this place may put you off, but don't let it. This building once was the local slaughtering plant. Whether it was ever "royal" is doubtful. But it is a very elegant building, far more stylish than its original purpose would suggest. The...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Tosca08
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Visiting the Carnicerias Reales as a vegetarian may not sound ideal, but there's little trace of the butchery in the building previously - just a fine and fairly well-preserved building, nice & cool in the height of summer, which often hosts exhibitions by local painters....More

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank amdgriggs
Reviewed 16 June 2012

The old slaughterhouse has been very gently restored and now houses an exhibition space for local artists. With a very beautiful fountain int he courtyeard area, and breathtaking views over the aldarve from the window, this is a 'must visit'.

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank stephfromlondon_10
Reviewed 22 April 2012

The Carnicerias Reales is the building that was the abattoir and market in the 16th century. It was designed by Francisco del Castillo. The main front has a Mannerist architecture influenced by Italian design, with columns that have a triangular pediment. There is a beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2011
1  Thank BennyMalaga
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
Hotel Museo Patria Chica
45 reviews
.36 km away
Casa Banos de la Villa
218 reviews
.36 km away
Hotel Las Rosas
37 reviews
.63 km away
Hotel Rural Huerta de las Palomas
134 reviews
4.76 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 41 nearby restaurants
La Pianola Casa Pepe
399 reviews
.32 km away
Zyrah
145 reviews
.31 km away
Balcon del Adarve
216 reviews
.50 km away
Rafi Restaurant
71 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 31 nearby attractions
Barrio de la Villa
219 reviews
.34 km away
Fuente del Rey
245 reviews
.43 km away
Priego de Cordoba Tourist Office
111 reviews
.23 km away
Church of La Asuncion
67 reviews
.29 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Royal Butcheries staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines