Albaicin, Granada

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  • Albazyn

    by dtamas Written Oct 19, 2002
    Albazyn

    The arabic oldtown of Granada is right at the foot of the Alhambra. Albazyn with its narrow streets, small shops, and tea-houses is moody place to walk around and shop your nice souvenirs on a bargain price.

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    The Albaicín Neighborhood

    by la_beba Written Dec 30, 2002

    El Albaicin, the old Moorish district at the foot of the fortress of La Alhambra, has been declared a national monument. The district is a web of narrow alleys where there is so much to see and a place where the modern Muslim community makes its home. There are many Muslim restaurants and tea shops in this neighborhood.

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    Albayzin - Moorish Quarter

    by Jim_Eliason Updated Jul 9, 2005

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    Albayzin

    You can easily wander through this quarter and if it weren't for your fellow tourist you would feel like you had gone back 500 years in time.

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    The Mosque of Granada 7

    by travelife Updated May 22, 2004

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    view of Alhambra from the mosque of Granada

    From the garden, a great view of Alhamra can be experienced by entering the mosque yard in the designated visiting hours. It is open from few hours in the morning and afternoon.

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    The Mosque of Granada 8

    by travelife Updated May 22, 2004

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    Mosque of Granada (journal pic)

    It took more than 15 years to build the mosque as at the of construction some Roman ruins found underneath thus caused further exploration.

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    museo arqueologico

    by doug48 Written Jun 19, 2007

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    museo arqueologico

    this interesting museum is located in a 15th century renaissance style palace. the beautiful plateresque facade incorporates a relief of the "two shields", the heraldic symbol of the nasrid dynasty.

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    The Mosque of Granada 5

    by travelife Updated May 22, 2004

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    mosque garden (journal pic)

    The garden has two fountains of classical andaluz mosaic surrounded by plants of local Mediterranian species, such as pine , olive, pomgranate, orange and lemon.

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    arco de las granadas

    by doug48 Written Jun 19, 2007

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    arco de las granadas

    pictured is the arch between the albaicin and the alhambra. it is a pleasant walk down the hill from the alhambra to the albaicin.

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    iglesia de santa ana

    by doug48 Written Jun 19, 2007

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    iglesia de santa ana

    this beautiful church was built in the 16th century in the mudejar style of architecture. it has an elegant plateresque portal.

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    real chancillera

    by doug48 Written Jun 19, 2007

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    real chancillera

    the real chancillera, (royal chancery), was built in 1530 by the catholic monarchs. this building has a beautiful renaissance facade.

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    Albaycín

    by Redang Updated Dec 6, 2006

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    Popular district where you can enjoy an amazing view of The Alhambra from.

    The main pic was taken from La Alhambra.The others show different parts of Albaycín.

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    Nice neighbourhood

    by Suuz Written Jan 2, 2005

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    me and my aunt overviewing Granada

    The Albaicin is a part of Granada and an excellent place to walk around at night and drink a beer. Also the view over the Alhambra is great!

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    ALBAICIN

    by Maggies Written Sep 19, 2002

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    This is the Arabian quarter where Muslims were living since XIVth century. Very interesting achitecture and charming steep, narrow streets but...

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    Albaicin

    by bonio Written Jan 20, 2006

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    Old Moorish part of the city, lovely narrow lanes to wander around, well in daylight anyway - wouldn't fancy it at night.

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