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Albayzin

On the hillside opposite the Alhambra, Granada, Spain
+34 954 18 13 56
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Granada Evening Walking Tour with Tapas: Albaicin and Sacromonte
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Named a World Heritage Site, this is the old Moorish quarter of Granada.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“narrow streets” (202 reviews)
“tea houses” (23 reviews)
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On the hillside opposite the Alhambra, Granada, Spain
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+34 954 18 13 56
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very romantic quarter, by night like a fairytale. The further up the cheaper and more authentic, but on the whole something you don't want to miss!

Thank Mdpolak
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an area of Granada that is dominated by the Arabic influence. There are great little restaurants and fantastic shopping. You can also climb the narrow streets to get an amazing view of Alhambra. If you visit Granada this area is not to be...More

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a vibrant area full of cafes, souvenir shops and walkable narrow streets with a great view to Alhambra on above. There is a small river and beautiful park where you can take pictures. Advisable to climb up to the hill in order to...More

Thank Ismayil J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are lots of steep alleyways to explore and beautiful gardens to find in these streets. The restaurants provide an amazing backdrop in which to propose with their help in some places. Worth exploring.

Thank Jenny L C N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking through the streets took us back to Morocco with all of the shops filling the streets. We walked to the Mirador San Nicolas which has a beautiful view of the city and Alhambra.

Thank Ashley G
Reviewed 1 week ago

From this area one can get great views of the Alhambra. Also wonderful winding paths and streets to walk along, and interesting architecture. Go up the tower of the Church of St Nicholas - the church is currently closed for renovation, but the tower is...More

Thank Katytheviolinist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been here on walking tours when visiting Granada the narrow streets are beautiful and interesting. The views at night of the Alhambra are perfection.

Thank April P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We strolled along winding narrow streets, stretched our arms and touched the walls of the houses on either side, lost our way but didn't regret. It's a neibourhood with a difference. Suitable for any time of the day and any mood.

Thank IulianaTl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can take the bus to Albayzin and wander the small streets and alleyways and in the evening you should book for a Flamenco.

Thank traveller1Vienna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the area and enjoyed exploring the shops, restaurants, streets, etc. There is a distinct Arabic influenc, which we enjoyed exploring on foot.

Thank krissp1
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DianaSydneyNSW
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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
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leisuretraveler10
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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Marjorie M
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
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