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Calle Elvira

Address: Plaza Mariana Pineda | (Oficina de Turismo de la Diputación), 18009 Granada, Spain
Phone Number: 34-958-226-688
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Ranked #59 of 164 things to do in Granada
Type: Neighborhoods, Historic walking areas, Sights & Landmarks, Other
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Type: Neighborhoods, Historic walking areas, Sights & Landmarks, Other

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Montreal, Canada
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225 reviews 225 reviews
40 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

It's too bad all the stores offer pretty much the exact same thing. It's ok to check out but don't expect much.

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Moldova
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

If you like people watching this is a great area in Granada. The road is not that long, about a 10 minute walk from end to end but is the main route for people coming and going from Plaza Nueva to the Albaycin or the University areas. It is busy at all hours except early morning when nothing in Granada... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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545 reviews 545 reviews
284 attraction reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Avoid. Festooned with 'world wide' tourist supplies. Sold as the 'old' area with the traditional ways.. Unable to agree. Dingy came to mind. Menus were repetitive. Walk through quickly…unless you have local knowledge as to where to drink and or eat I was hungry.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Elvira is indeed lively but not all of it - only certain parts of it. The street is a dingy, graffiti filled area, with lots of rather touristy looking shops selling cheap crafts. There are many restaurants in the area but it's hard to say which ones are really great. I didn't really enjoy the atmosphere at this street.

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Granada, Spain
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48 reviews 48 reviews
8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The fascinating thing for us was all the shops selling articles from Morocco. There were lots of leather goods as well small trinkets with a north African feel.

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Ploiesti, Romania
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82 reviews 82 reviews
66 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

narrow street with many traditional and tourist shops. Very colourful and lively, crowded with tourists.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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82 reviews 82 reviews
38 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Lots of shops run mainly by Moroccans selling stuff for tourists, much of it the same as each other, but we bought a nice leather backpack, some slippers for my small child and some little wallets. We negotiated fair prices and were happy with our purchases. There is NO hard selling and it was all good natured. There looked like... More 

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Granada, Andalucia, Spain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

My favorite place in town to have good tapas. The atmosphere is unique, it's right next to the arab market! And you can find any kind of bars, with any kind of music in it.

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Ronda
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

A fascinating street with some good bars and restaurants but spoiled in part by all of the graffiti which is daubed on nearly every wall ... not artistry but simple vandalism.

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L.A.
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110 reviews 110 reviews
17 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Of all the food that we ate all over Spain, this was the worst place. It is a tourist trap=bad food and they charge you for every single thing.

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