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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.
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On the hillside opposite the Alhambra, Granada, Spain
+34 954 18 13 56
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Reviewed 27 March 2012

Nice old neighborhood with lots of cafes. Easily accesible on your way down from Mirador de San Nicolas.

1  Thank RicktoTangier
Reviewed 25 March 2012

A very pleasant area to walk round the tiny side streets and well preserved old houses. Great views of the Alhambra.

Thank thamesboater
Reviewed 24 March 2012

It is georgeus. The smoll streets are full of experiences after each corner

Thank CieloGranada
Reviewed 23 March 2012

If you learn the history, it is a good place to be.

Thank Leah J
Reviewed 23 March 2012

We were fortunate enough to stay at the Hotel Santa Isabel Real in the middle of Albacin, getting up in the morning and taking a 2 minute stroll to Mirador San Nicholas to sit and read a book overlooking the Alhambra (before the big groups...More

Thank George C
Reviewed 22 March 2012

It contrasts in scale, color, and architectural style (as well as the intricacy and dimensions of its streets and squares) from the rest of Granada.

Thank acga
Reviewed 16 March 2012

A marvellous picturesque district, definitely the prettiest in Granada. Its typical arabic architecture and its little narrow streets took me for a magical journey back to the centuries of the great Granadian history. The place is like a labyrinth that leads to many different and...More

Thank amandamel
Reviewed 15 March 2012

it was great, i was lucky enough to stumble across a free walking tour in granada. They meet at 11 every day from the fountain in plaza nueva id really reccomend that, the guy that does it has lived here for years and knows loads...More

1  Thank annapeasmith
Reviewed 14 March 2012

The Albaicin is the UNESCO-hertiage old town section of Granada. You can spend countless hours wandering up and down the narrow streets of this part of the city, taking in all the sights and sounds. There are many restaurants, pubs, even small flamenco clubs to...More

Thank Cameron R
Reviewed 11 March 2012

It's a must to visit this neighborhood while in Granada. You have wonderful views of Granada, especially of Alhambra from Mirador San Nicolas. I'd recommend you take the bus until the mirador and then go down walkign. You can follow the signs back to city...More

2  Thank AnitaBrazil
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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
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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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