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Address: 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.

Named a World Heritage Site, this is the old Moorish quarter of Granada.

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Granada and Albaicin Walking Tour
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Granada Evening Walking Tour with Tapas: Albaicin and Sacromonte

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Amazing! Don't miss this district!!!

Albayzin is a beautiful part of the city. I love the thriving Arabic culture in this part of the city. And the views as you travel up are amazing. Good place to get Moroccan Mint... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2014
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Weiden, Germany
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Weiden, Germany
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107 reviews
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Reviewed 25 December 2014

Albayzin is a beautiful part of the city. I love the thriving Arabic culture in this part of the city. And the views as you travel up are amazing. Good place to get Moroccan Mint Tea at a tea house or café. Good place to buy souvenirs or xmas gifts for your friends back home.

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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Reviewed 24 December 2014 via mobile

Narrow streets.. Steep uphill.. Old beautiful villas.. Roadside cafes.. Delicious food.. Spectacular views.. Shopping streets.. All of d most amzing things u can find in 1 place that is albayzin, an old town of granada, which is best seen walking or using segway..u cant miss this place if u r in spain..

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 December 2014

Despite the steep climb up to it, there is so much to see on the way and so many view points, there are plenty of good reasons to stop for a breather or cafe break!

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Thank SNJW
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Reviewed 23 December 2014

This Granada district is great to visit on foot (as the streets are quite narrow), bike or segway. There are a lot of nice places to see, including the viewing port near the church of San Nicolas.

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Windermere, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 16 December 2014

Did you know that you can lease one of the ancient homes that were built into the steep hills overlooking the Alhambra? The rooms in the rear are completely underground, so cool in the summer, warmer in the winter. My son and I spent 3 days and 2 nights here. Once you get to a certain point , no cars... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 13 December 2014

It's full of cobbled streets and it's an uphill walk. The shops sell hippie backpacker clothes that you can get from Thailand at a cheaper price. A shop has decent prices for shawls (3 euros).

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Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 10 December 2014

The old part of Granada; pedestrians rule. Narrow, cobblestoned, streets criss crossing the hill, steps, stairways, wooden front doors, small windows. Tiny eateries. ** Sensible walking shoes a must **. We were here in March 2014, and can imagine in summer a hat or an umbrella would provide welcome shade while walking about. Every so often The Alhambra will come... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 9 December 2014

The "old city" in Granada. Pleasant, peaceful and historical. A must-go area while visiting Granada.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 5 December 2014

MUST see, by daylight. Tiny little streets, need history. From walking down the tiny streets to some great views of the city this place is very unique

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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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Reviewed 5 December 2014

This is most charming place of Granada. We strolled there during night and day and each time we found it so beautiful and full of secrets. All streets are narrow, climbing up, with small doors and windows, decorated in moorish and andalusian style . Cafes and restaurant are offering full range of tapas and wines. River Darro is running along... More 

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