BASILICA OF SAN JUAN DE DIOS

It is located on Calle San Juan de Dios. Start at the Plaza del Triunfo and flows into the Gran Capitan.

In the XVII and XVII became a major thoroughfare where festivals and processions passed.

Construction began in 1737 and completed in 1759, with money from the central box of the Hospitaller Order to host the remains of its founder.

This order was founded by Saint John of God - DUARTE JUAN CITY - Born in Monte Mayor (Portugal) in 1495. He came to live in Spain as a child.

He was a shepherd and military service of Emperor Charles V.

In 536 in Granada, was devoted to selling books on the street Elvira.

They took him mad and he was locked in a cell in the Royal Hospital. The Cross and the Grenade logo of the Order are the memories of the supernatural voice he heard: "Granada is your Cross"