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Mirador de San Nicolas

Espaldas, s/n, 18009 Granada, Spain
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Ranked #3 of 108 Attractions in Granada
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Historic Sites, Historic Walking Areas
Traveler Description: Mirador San Nicolas The Mirador San Nicolas is located on one of the highest points of the Albayzin at the Camino Nuevo de San Nicolas. There is a... more »
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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

A must if visiting Granada, from the terrace you can view the Alhambra in its full glory on the hill above.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

The place is situated in Albayzin and have a amazing view over Alhambra, Generalife, Granada and Sierra Nevada. This is really a place you cant miss when you are in Granada, just make sure you avoid the time when everybody else is here (sun rise for example) so visit in the morning or before sunset.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Well worth the walk up a great way to explore the Arab quarter on the way back. Fantastic photo opportunities all the way there and back down especially of the Alambra palace

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Got there on the bus- train which is a cheap and worthwhile trip around Granada. What a wonderful perspective of the City, Alhambra and Generalife.

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Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Family members who walked (ascended) to the top found stunning panoramas of the city and mountains, and declared it worth the steep climb. Taxi travel is fairly cheap and may be a good means of checking this out if steep climbs are not for you.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Views of the Alhambra from here were more impressive than the visit to the Alhambra. You may be lucky to hear some excellent flamenco/Spanish guitar players while enjoying the view.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We were lucky enough to be staying just around the corner from this great view point, so we saw it many times. The best was at night, when the sun was setting on the Alhambra. Often locals playing and singing Flamenco and the Bar Kiki was a great place for a drink and free tapas

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Castillejar, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

While the Mirador San Nicolas is always a lively spot and the view is unsurpassable, a further option while there is to visit the recently re-opened church of San Nicolas which is just by the mirador. It's in the process of being restored and the Amigos de San Nicolas are happy to explain it's history. The volunteer who spoke to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Clinton said it was the most beautiful town in the world, I would only repeat the Spanish saying the one who has not seen Granada has not seen beauty!

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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The climb up the hill is well worth it, although you can get the bus for 1.20 euro. What you should do is buy an Alhambra beer or ice cream from the mini market down the slope from the square and then hang out to beckon the sunset at San Mirador. Sit on the wall and enjoy the musicians, take... More

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