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Albayzin

On the hillside opposite the Alhambra, Granada, Spain
+34 954 18 13 56
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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” (209 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 3 days ago via mobile

When you get to Granada, the easiest way to get around is to take the little road train, it loops around the main attractions all day until late, including the the hill up to the square at Albayzin and the Alhambra. There's a train every...More

Thank Pontevecchio
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked a restaurant for dinner because from the restaurant we can see the lighted Alhambra in the evening. It took us a while to walk there. But very quiet and very Arabic style. Beautiful narrow streets.

Thank srsrsunrui
Reviewed 4 days ago

Get a guided tour first then wander. Brilliant , just brilliant mix of closely arranged streets, with hidden gems of plazas around corners, beautiful houses or carmens littered throughout, several streets which reflect the Moorish history of the area, shops, tapas bars and tea rooms...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great to see the views from here, completes the day. We had a guided tour which gave us lots of information about the area. We were lucky with the weather. The cobbled streets could be tricky in the wet.

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Like everyone says really interesting and pretty buildings, lovely churches, great views but all the streets were full of dog mess, it spoilt it for me as I spent much of the time watching were I was stepping, it was incredibly hot and that didn't...More

Thank djb472
Reviewed 6 days ago

Albayzin is the maze of curved streets with many intersections, stairways, little or larger squares. It's easy to get lost there, it can be a very tiring ramble, a long stroll forward and back, climbing up and down... Despite that, the walk for pleasure, without...More

Thank Dalmik
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a wonderful and atmospheric area to wander through with lots of shops, cafes and interesting streets and alleyways.

Thank Brent J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best atmosphere Best setting Best views Lovely to wander around Nicest area of Granada to visit. Easy on the c1 bus

Thank juliet h
Reviewed 1 week ago

Would recommend to anyone to have a walk in Albayzin area. Beautiful architecture full of charms. Only advice if you visit Granada when weather is hot, do the tour early evening or late afternoon. Get ready to take beautiful pictures.

Thank SungDji
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another gem on my recent 5 day trip to Granada . You really must walk the route from the top to bottom . I was staying with a friend who lives at the top of this lovely area of the city so walked down through...More

Thank spedley
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DianaSydneyNSW
20 February 2017|
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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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