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Mirador de San Nicolas

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Calle Espaldas a San Nicolas s/n, 18009 Granada, Spain
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All reviews sierra nevada worth the climb great view of the alhambra bell tower walk up san nicolas worth the effort narrow streets alhambra palace nice walk take photos tapas viewpoint plaza buskers dusk tourists
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The place is high up the hill in the city of Granada. We took a bus (search Granada buses) across the road from Plaza Nueva (5-10 minutes inexpensive Journey). We were there before the sunset, as heard from many travellers. It was just beautiful and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank omerfarooq2707
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the place where most people go when in Albayzin. It has a slight touristic touch to it I must admit. The view from up here is quite spectacular as you see the Alhambra before you and Granada cityscape beneath. In my opinion the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dennys667
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is high up so if you are visiting from City Centre take one of the mini buses from plaza nueva up and walk down through Albazin. - so Moorish you will beleive you are in Morocco. The views across to the Alhambra palace are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kingpaul100
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is where the Alhambra backed by the Sierra Nevada Mountains photo is taken from. Nice bars .. worth the walk up or get the bus..

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank colinrV8234DI
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the hike! (Not sure why you'd take a public trans option, unless you were disabled.) I visited near sunset and YES...there were lotsa tourists, quite a few vendors, and some gypsy musicians. As per another review, don't expect to get a clear photo...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Stephania905
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the really best spot to take a global picture of the Alhambra with the snowy mountain in the back.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bruno l
Reviewed 1 week ago

The views of the Alhambra with the snow peaks of the mountains from this lookout point are fantastic. It’s about a 20 minute walk however it is mostly uphill. But you can catch a bus that will take you there very cheaply. There are several...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 226timothym
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous place lots going on , amazing views of the Alhambra. Walked up from the centre passing many lovely little shops selling almost everything!!! Flamenco guitarists, henna tattoos and many crafts stalls are on the square together with the unmistakable smell of herb!!!!!!!! Must visit...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JonH2376
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you go to Granada and don’t see this sight, you have missed out on a piece of Granada’s crown jewl. It does get very crowded at times, but it is well worth it!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MrWuf1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view of the Alhambra from this view point is unbelievable, like a painting! However, this may be the most touristy place in the whole Granada. My recommendation is to go here to take some nice pictures during the day, but for sunset there are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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6 May 2018|
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Response from Autumn2010_11 | Reviewed this property |
This a a place in the city, open for everyone at every time. We went uphill by bus but it's worth to go downhill as the quarter is very interesting.
11 November 2017|
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Response from yorkystar | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend the coach- Alsa. Super cheap, can book online and takes around the same duration.
John M
24 December 2016|
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Response from sg423592 | Reviewed this property |
yes it is a Mirador, a viewing point in Albayzin