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Cueva de la Rocio

Camino del Sacromonte, 70, 18010 Granada, Spain (Albaicín)
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Ranked #10 of 43 Nightlife in Granada
Type: Dance Club/ Discos, Clubs
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Nice, France
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Note that you do not go there for a drink nor a meal. You go there for Flamenco. It won't be comfy, you'll be a bit squeezed. But what a show! Flamenco is not only a dance. From the guitarist to the singers and of course the dancers, all the artists were amazing. Intense, fierce, gipsy, powerful, touching... Not to... More

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Atlanta, GA
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143 attraction reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We joined a busload of people (they picked us up at our hotel) for this show, which had been recommended to us by a real live native of Granada. We liked it. It was high energy, good dancers (actually, there seemed to be an A-team and a B-team), good and loud musicians and singers (I mean, you're in a cave... More

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Alicante, Spain
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

We visited the restaurant after a walk around the area which we hoped would be less of a tourist trap than the plaza Nuevo. Boy were we wrong. The food here is terrible and the waiter so rude he actually corrected my husbands Spanish. Way to make tourists feel welcome man!! We were going to watch the show but had... More

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Granada, Spain
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Un espectaculo aterrador!! Carisimo!! y la sangria es agua endulzada. Una experiencia mala y muy comercial, con bailarines que bostezan en el escenario, con flojera y sin pasion por el flamenco o la danza. Lo peor, sin respeto por la gente que paga 30 euros para verles, 30 euros tirados a la basura! Horrible show! Super expensive and the sangria... More

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Bowral, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

Ok, the dancing is wonderful with moments of brilliance but as an experience very disappointing; crowded with maybe 80 others into a cavern-like room with many, particularly Americans, who insisted on continually using flash photography and holding up cameras to video the dance - crass behaviour which highly distracting to others in the audience and, to me, disrespectful to the... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We visited Granada recently and were advised to see a Flamenco show at the Cuevas de Sacromonte. "The real thing" in Flamenco is nearly impossible to find nowadays as it is almost all geared for tourists, as we were told by many locals, but this is as real as it gets. Big buses filled with tourists arrive in Savcromonte by... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Very over priced show. Large cave/restaurant with just our table of 4 and one other couple hence no atmosphere whatsoever. food very basic, no choice at all, wine terrible! when we were called at 10pm for the show were shown into another"cave" with rows of childrens sized chairs down each side and packed with what must have been a japanese... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Expensive, bad show, crass director, uncomfortable seat. Terrible experience for my and my family, the director and managers simply such a bad people.

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Vientiane, Laos
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

After seeing 3 wonderful flamenco shows in Madrid and Seville, i was really looking forward to the authentic flamenco show by gypsies in their caves i Granada but was so disappointed. Short dances, no passion, just a money making show and i thought quite unprofessional. If you are looking for good flamenco, villa Rosa in Madrid and Bail in burritos... More

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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

I had heard a rumour about the "Cave Gypsies" in Granada, and their raw Flamenco performances, so with a basic idea of where to go - we headed off to the caves. We came upon this place, it looked busy and the atmosphere was exciting! We paid 20Euro and got a show and a beverage. The show was fantastic -... More

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