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Unknown monuments in Granada 1: Carmen of Max Moreau or Carmen of Geraniums

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We like to present to you this tipical carmen of Granada, with excellent views onto the Alhambra.
In Granada ‘carmen’ means a house with garden and vegetable garden enclosed by white painted walls, normally located in the Albaicin or Realejo district.

The Carmen of of Max Moreau we are presenting to you, also known as the Carmen of the Geraniums, is located in the Albaícin district ( adress Calle Nuevo de San Nicolas 12) and was the former dwelling of a Belgian Painter called Max Moreau, who lived here some 30 years.

Self portrait Max Moreau

He gave the carmen and some of his paintings to the city of Granada

Carmen de Max Moreau, Granada

Actually the carmen consists of three independent buildings connected by patios: One of them is used for exhibitions, another one is the studio where Max painted, here you can see his oeuvre and the other recreates the lif of the painter.

 

Garden Carmen Max Moreau

Visiting hours:Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00-13:30 and from 16:00 to 18:00, Sunday, Monday and holidays closed.
Durin the summer the house opens from 17:00 till 19:00 in the afternoon.

Entrance fee: free

Phone number: 958-293310

 

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