This area is a mixture of old and new with these two blending extremely well. Wonderful area to walk around and take photos.
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It is just a large arch, nothing special. Good for a pic if you are passing by but don't go out of your way.
We started our walk in Albayzin from here. The streets are very narrow, lots of stairs all going up...
There are many noteworthy buildings to see in Granada. This is one of them. We used the Hop on hop off bus to move around and this is a great way to get to here
The arch itself is in pretty good shape and intresting to see. The area behind it is not that pretty, but a good place to taste the lifestyle of Granada city dwellers. Some eclectic flavor in the the pkaces in this zone. Would I make...More
Not worth going there on purpose. You may pass in front of it after leaving Gran Via de Colon and climbing to visit the Alabizin area.
Unless you are a history or architecture buff, this really isn't worth going a long distance to see, but worth going past if near it. It's more impressive at night than in the day.
During the Muslim domination, it was the most important gate of the city of Granada which was built in the 9th century. I keep a very nice memory since by luck (I was lost in the streets of Granada), I discovered a concert of Andalous...More