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Albayzin

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Address: On the hillside opposite the Alhambra, Granada, Spain
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+34 954 18 13 56
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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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Lovely view, easy to access

Albayzin is worth a three-four hour walk - it offers the visitor narrow cobble streets, awesome white houses and very relaxed atmosphere. The terrace in front of the church of St... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Albayzin is worth a three-four hour walk - it offers the visitor narrow cobble streets, awesome white houses and very relaxed atmosphere. The terrace in front of the church of St. Nicolas provides a nice view of Alhambra. If you don't want to climb the hill by foot, the most energy- and cost-efficient way to get there is to take... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

.We got a taxi here from the Alhambra (7 euros) and found a restaurant overlooking the Alambra and city. Very pleasant place to sit for a while

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Maasmechelen, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Take a few hours for this wonderful old quarter. It has nice little terraces with cheap but tasty tapas. It has squares with gorgeous views over the city and the Sierra Nevada. It has little squares with nice cafés where you can either bask in the sun or hide underneath an umbrella from the summer heat. Walk its streets, enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a great place for unexpected views and sweet balconies laden with flowers. Watch your feet for dog pooh though, it's everywhere and the pebbles are slippy after rain. Head uphill to get the view of the Alhambra, preferably from a cafe rather than with the crowds at the top - you can still hear the music and feel the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We walked up through the streets which are narrow and winding without really knowing how to get to the main square as very little guidance available. Luckily a local gentleman guided us to the St Nicholas Square. The area in February on a cold get day felt a bit threatening, sure it would be better in summer on a warn... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great to just walk around and get a feel of this old town in the shadow of the Alhambra, Some really nice cafes/restaurants.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

it was a nice wak to the place, you see the hill of Alhambra and unique white houses, you should bring some water with you, v+because it is quite hot

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The streets of the Albayzin retain a feeling of a time long ago where Arabic street traders and markets jostled for business. Nestled within this high density housing are wonderful traditional "carmen's" with their simple exteriors and elaborate interiors with central multi storey balconies and calming water features.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

enjoyed a lovely walk along the river, visited the Perfume museum, strolled up the hill and checked out the local pubs and restaurants

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We wandered up alongside one of the rivers of Granada and up a steep hill of spectacular paving into the Albayzin district taking in the streets and restaurants and bars and from there down the other side to the more commercial centre of Granada. Really enjoyable walk

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