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Address: Calle San Luis s/n, 14800 Priego de Cordoba, Spain
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Impressive building near the centre of Priego, with good exhibitions of paintings

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 August 2013
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 colonnaded inner courtyard is now an exhibition space for local crafts. There is a remarkable... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles 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. Downstairs in the former slaughter-house is a simple but well-organised museum about olive-production locally. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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'.

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4 of 5 bubbles 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 patio with half-rounded arches resting on stone pillars. There is an impressive spiral staircase made... More 

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