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On the hillside opposite the Alhambra, Granada, Spain
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Named a World Heritage Site, this is the old Moorish quarter of Granada.
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On the hillside opposite the Alhambra, Granada, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Albayzin is the old gypsy quarter with narrow cobbled streets in which it's easy to get lost. There are plenty of bars and cafes as well as a few churches to look around. People used to live in caves here and there's still a few...More

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Feels like walking through souks in Morocco. I finally purchased some gifts after I regretted not getting them in Morocco. Beautiful views in certain corners.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very cool arabianquarter of the city with stunning views of the Alhambra. The vibe of this part is cool and I just love the Arabian influence

Thank alpacaxu
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

a guy approached to my friend and tried to grab and steal his wallet...luckily, my friend is a judo player and caught the robber, and shouted for a help. the robber ran away. it wasn't any deep narrow alley but very close to nuevo plaza....More

Thank youngjin k
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Albayzin is a maze of winding narrow streets reflective of its medieval moorish past. Lots of cobblestone, whitewashed buildings, and little shops and cafes to explore. It's on the hillside opposite the Alhambra, so we aimed for the Mirador de San Nicolas at the...More

1  Thank Andree
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After having a walk to the mirador we went down to Abayzin, beautiful allies, old architecture, u can smell feel the authentic Granada while walking also u can get souvenirs from bazars there; 3 Magnets for 5€.

Thank Souhail M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get here early or late because the midday is really crowded. There is a bit less than savory element that frequents this location.

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After touring the Alhambra, our tour guide recommended we walk down to the Albayzin and stroll the narrow streets and alleys to get an idea of the early city. We visited a moorish home that the city has preserved and operates, and it provided an...More

1  Thank Bill M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is so much to see and do around Albayzin - so many narrow back streets housing moorish shops/stalls, so many beautiful buildings, so much history - learn how the residents defended their area by ambushing horse-mounted invaders. Although there are tons of sights, traditional...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a lot of ground, much of it hilly, that can be covered in the Albayzin. I entered it from Calle Elvira and climbed through crowds for tourist searching shops and sipping tea in Moroccan style cafes. After the crazy shopping area the climb...More

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20 February 2017|
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Response from Buba J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We stayed in "lower" Albayzin (Calle Elvira) and did not regret since the area offers everything what an average tourist needs in Granada - many restaurants of all kinds, close proximity to the museums and the buses to... More
18 February 2017|
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Response from MrsRobinson2010 | Reviewed this property |
I was there in November and if not in the sun it was a little chilly.
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3 October 2016|
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Response from GeorgeB953 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed for a few nights in the Albaicin area of Granada. This is the old Arab quarter with narrow sometimes steep streets although I hesitate calling them streets. They were laid out in the time when donkeys, carts and... More