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This page provides a brief description and history of the Casa de los Tiros.

Casa de los Tiros

Casa de los Tiros, Granada

ADDRESS: Calle Pavaneras 19

+34 600 143 176

C30, C32

0€ (EU citizens), 1.50€ (others)

Winter: 10:00 - 20:30 (Tuesday - Saturday); 10:00 - 17:00 (Sunday & holidays); Summer: 09:00 - 15:30 (Tuesday - Saturday); 10:00 - 17:00 (Sunday & holidays)

CLOSED: 1st January, 1st May, 25th December

The Casa de los Tiros is a 16th century building with a museum for local arts and traditions.

Like many of the palatial houses in Granada, the Casa de los Tiros was built in the 16th century between 1530 and 1540 and gets its name from the cannons that were placed between its ramparts ("tiros" means "shots" in Spanish). Its façade originally formed part of the defensive wall surrounding the area where the potters had their workshops and studios. One of the notable features of the building is the "Cuadra Dorada" with its painted wooden-beamed ceiling. The tower is the only original part of the building and the other parts of the house were subsequently built around this. It currently houses a Local Arts and Traditions Museum.

It takes approximately 2 hours to see the museum.

For more information about monuments and museums in Granada, click here.