We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Carmen de los Martires

Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Paseo Martires S/N, 18009 Granada, Spain
Phone Number: +34 958 248 140

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 140 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 82
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Lovely local oasis off the tourist trail

This is a lovely spot to chill/wander around in if you want to kill some time before going to the Alhambra and get off the tourist trail especially with a tiny bit of Moorish... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
SausageRoll69
,
London
Add Photo Write a Review

140 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
London
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This is a lovely spot to chill/wander around in if you want to kill some time before going to the Alhambra and get off the tourist trail especially with a tiny bit of Moorish architecture. It was actually more of a highlight for me than the Alhambra as it was a lovely surprise. There's a cheap little, no-frills cafe on... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stockholm, Sweden
Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
35 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

You find the park beside Alhambra and I think not many people find this lovely place. Its very big and you could walk and see a lot of flowers and trees and you have benches and places to sit for take sun or read a book. Its very few people in the park so it the perfect place for rest.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Salt Lake City, Utah
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This large and beautiful carmen (walled garden) is a great place to relax. It is close to the Alhambra but away from the crush of tourists.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
33 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

A visit to Carmen de los Martires, is like stepping back in time. The best way to visit the site is the C3 bus from Plaza Isabel la Catholica, this is the plaza with the large black statue of Isabel and Columbus, in the center of Granada. The same bus will tak you to the ticket office of the Alhambra.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Moldova
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
25 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This old estate has beautiful gardens with a pond and paths throughout the park area. The amazing thing is that it sits high up on the hill crowned by the AL Hambra so every time you step out from under the trees you have magnificent views of Granada. The gardens are quiet and a great place to relax and spend... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Brooklyn
Top Contributor
383 reviews 383 reviews
267 attraction reviews
235 helpful votes 235 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is a 19th century garden that lies below the Alhambra. It is open in the morning until about 2 p.m. and then from 6-8. If you are headed up to pick up your Alhambra tickets, as I was, it's okay to stop and wander around, but I wasn't over the moon about it.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Granada, Spain
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
55 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The Alhambra is not the only place worth a visit on the top of Sabika's hill : with its lovely (if a little bit forgotten and overlooked) gardens, pools and fountains, it's a great place to chill out and rest after the rat race that is visiting the Alhambra sometimes. And moreover, the Carmen de los Martires has a free... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

After the crowds at the nearby Alhambra, the Carmen de los Martires is a lovely cool park. The park has fountains, shady paths, garden follies, and peacocks. It would be a perfect location for a paseo on a hot afternoon. It also has a beautiful view over the valley and up to the mountains.

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Graz, Austria
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

It´s just on the other side of the hill of the Alhamabra, you just have to cross the beautiful forrest of the Alhambra. It´s a really nice and big arabic garden, nobody who vistits granada should miss it.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
England
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
17 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

If you are in the area (up the hill, near the main entrance to the Alhambra) this is a lovely garden to get away from the hassle of all the tourist coaches going past. But for some reason you can't get to it from the main road, where the gate is padlocked. Instead you have to follow the signs to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3

Travelers who viewed Carmen de los Martires also viewed

Granada, Province of Granada
Granada, Province of Granada
 

Been to Carmen de los Martires? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Carmen de los Martires staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?