The hamman or Comares Bath is one of the most significant spaces of the Alhambra, for being the only medieval Islamic Bath that has remained practically integrate around Occident. Known as Royal Bath, as it was reserved for the private use of the Catholic kings, this new space of the month is located between the Palaces of Comares and the Lions, and preserves all its elements, with the structural modifications due to the different uses and a proper maintenance more testimonial that functional.
The rest room, named bayt al-maslaj or Room of the Beds, is one of the most important spaces of the bath and owes its name to the two spacious rooms, lightly high, that flank the main room. Most of the decorative elements of the room: the fountain, pavements, columns and plaster works are original, although the ceilings and plaster works were repaired and repainted with highly colours in the second half of the 19th Century.
The rooms of the Royal Bath of The Alhambra, because of the conservation and the special nature, are normally closed to the public visit but during the month of December it could be possible to visit them through this room.
Timetable: from 8:30 to 18:00 on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Access: with the general ticket of the Alhambra
Capacity: maximum 15 people