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  • 1. Alhambra

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The first building which can be seen, having entered in Alhambra from a front entrance will be monastery (Convento de San Fransisco), constructed in the end of XIV century on a place of the Arabian...

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  • 2. Albaicin

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    The Albaicin/Albayzin district of Granada is the site of the ancient Moorish settlement and...for me...Albaicin and the Realejo district were the two areas which most allowed me to 'touch the...

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  • 3. Alhambra - Nasrid Palaces

    The complex of palace, fortress and garden of Alhambra is the most harmonious and beautiful Muslim building in Europe. I've been there four times till now, and... am not tired, yet. There's no way...

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  • 4. Alhambra - Generalife Gardens

    Gardens Generalife (Jardines de Generalife) are stretched on a slope of another Alhambra hill. Sultans spent here the hottest summertime among blossoming acacias and bushes of a jasmin, under murmur...

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  • 5. Catedral de la Annunciacion

    The Cathedral has several facades. The main facade of the Cathedral comes on Plaza de las Pasiegas. Inside the cathedral consists of five naves, surrounded by chapels, and galleries with the main...

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  • 6. Mirador de San Nicolas

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    Well, there were lots of interesting people around when I visited the mirador (viewpoint) of San Nicholas on a bright, sunny February afternoon. I've not seen so many dreadlocks nor so many...

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  • 7. Sacromonte

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    From the 15. century until recently gipsies where living there in caves. in 1962 after some heavy flooding Franco removed them Visit the gipsy caves at Sacromonte. From the 15. century until recently...

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  • 8. Sierra Nevada

    In summer the heat brings Africa to the Muslim relic of Alhambra. In winter the snow gathers thousands of sportsmen from Spain and Portugal. All year, Granada is a strong attraction, where the...

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  • 9. Alhambra - Carlos V Palace

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    The round court yard of a palace and some rooms surrounding it is kept. One of the most beautiful Renaissance court yard in Spain is hidden inside of a square construction (60x60 meters). These are...

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  • 10. Alhambra - Alcazar

    The myrtile court yard (Patio de los Arrayanes) also is a masterpiece of moorish art. It is framed by magnificent carved arches. Comares Tower adjoins to Patio de los Arrayanes. You can watch my 4...

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  • 11. Alcaiceria - Zoco

    The name Alcaicería literally means either the "house of Caesar" or "belonging to Caesar" in recognition of the fact that Emperor Justinian granted the Moors permission to sell silk. Today it is a...

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  • 12. Plaza Nueva

    4 out of 5 stars

    The oldest square in Granada is called... New Square. Funny, isn't it? I don't know why, maybe because it is si pretty that it survived all the other ones. Yes, it is very nice, dominated by the old...

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  • 13. Arabic Baths

    I came across these ancient, and rather lovely, Moorish baths as I wandered along the river Darro on my first, very wet, Granada afternoon. The Moorish settlement was based on the hill opposite the...

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  • 14. Monasterio de la Cartuja

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This Carthusian Monastery, is a very tranquil place to visit. Beautiful cloisters, lovely art works, and a sumptous church. No photography is allowed inside (and they enforce this,) but you can take...

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  • 15. Carrera del Darro

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The River Darro used to flow through the city, but due to flooding and in order to make more room, the river was dammed, and covered over - forming Plaza Nueva. The River gets its name River of...

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  • 16. Flamenco

    Find out at Tourist Information if 'La Chumbera' (Estudio de los Gitanos) has any scheduled flamenco concert dates. This is a very large auditorium in Sacromonte with amazing views of La Alhambra AND...

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  • 17. Capilla Real

    The Royal chapel (Capila Real) which was constructed earlier is also included in the complex of the Cathedral. An entrance into the chapel is from Gran Via de Colon. The chapel is constructed in the...

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  • 18. Bull Ring

    The Granada Bull Ring is in the city. There are restaurants in the bottom part where you can eat. When I was there the season had ended so I was able to get in to see the complex (for the usual...

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  • 19. Plaza Bib Rambla

    One of my Favourite places that I visited in Granada! This is the heart of Granada - it's old centre. I stumbled upon this square after visiting the Cathedral area, and was immediately hit by the...

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  • 20. Corral del Carbon

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Corral del Carbón is one of the oldest monuments left by the Arabs in Granada. It was built in the 14th century by Yusuf I. It was a Coal yard, warehousing of goods and shelter of merchants. In the...

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  • 21. Plaza Isabel La Catolica

    The monument on the square between Gran Vía de Colón and Calle Reyes Católicos shows Columbus talking to Queen Isabella who, on 17 April 1492, three months after taking Granada, gave her permission...

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  • 22. Jardines del Triunfo

    The Jardines del Triunfo were in the Arab period an extensive cemetery, founded in the s. XIII. The cemetery was girded by a strong wall and stood at the entrance of each of the access roads to the...

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  • 23. Puerta de Elvira

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Elvira Gate was originally part of a fortification, which comprised of a massive monumental outer door, behind which was a smaller door, that led onto L shaped corridors. This design wasn't so...

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  • 24. Walking

    From Plaza del Carmen this tour leaves from in front of the Town Hall daily at 10.30. 10 euros adults, children under 14 free. No reservation needed, just turn up and look for the green and white...

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  • 25. The Alhambra: Medina

    After you purchase your ticket at the box office, you walk about 5 minutes to reach the actual entrance to the Alhambra. The area here is called the "Medina". The palace that Carlos V built is here as...

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