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Mirador de San Nicolas

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Address: Espaldas, s/n, 18009 Granada, Spain
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Seeing Granada from this belvedere is almost compulsory (and extraordinary, I have to say), but you have to walk uphill narrow streets for quite some time. Once you arrive there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

I stopped here to see what the fuss was about, but was a bit disappointed. It was PACKED with tourists - difficult to get a decent look. Sure, it's very easy to get to walking up from Plaza Nueva, but if you really want to get a good view of Granada, check out the San Cristobal mirador or the Ermita... More 

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bologna
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Seeing Granada from this belvedere is almost compulsory (and extraordinary, I have to say), but you have to walk uphill narrow streets for quite some time. Once you arrive there, it is full of tourists with (as far as I have been warned) any accompanying pickpockets. So, just see it, and go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Fairly easy to find once you're in the vicinity - just keep going up! There's a tiny church on top, where you can pay 2 euros to climb the belltower for even more spectacular views. Lots of restaurants at the top, but they're pricey. Also an ice cream shop where you can get a fresh fruit smoothie.

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Houston, Texas
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

You don't want to miss the view of the illuminated Alhambra from this perfect scenic overlook. We visited our first evening and were so glad that we did since it was rainy or overcast the other nights. Drop down to the El Huerto de Juan Ranas Bar just below the Mirador for more comfortable seating and sangrias.

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

You might think it's a bit of a climb to get here but it's well and truly worth it. The view of the Alhambra is truly spectacular, enhanced with the stunning Sierra Nevada as a backdrop.

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Nederland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

The Mirador de San Nicolas is on the opposite hill of Alhambra. It's a great spot to take photos of the Alhambra and it is in the middle of the very nice Albayzin district

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Chattanooga
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We climbed the hill to the top, but a bus is available. There were gypsies and hippies, playing guitar and smoking pot. We had a view of The Alhambra which is on the top of another hill. Sunset is a good time to be there, because you get the day and night view of The Alhambra. On the way back... More 

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Northumberland
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

To reach the Mirador de San Nicholas is a steep climb up narrow cobbled streets. However, it is definitely worth it for the amazing view from the top. We went during the afternoon and the views of the Alhambra and the snowy mountains beyond were spectacular. Apart from a couple of small groups of young people singing we were virtually... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This is a great place to come to see the Alhambra, Granada and the surrounding areas including the Sierra Nevada. On a clear day the views are incredible. To get here you have to walk up through the Albayzin which is very interesting and there a lot of cafés and restaurants nearby. It seems to be quietest in the mornings.

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El Dorado Hills, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The view of the Alhambra with the Sierra Nevada mountains in the background is absolutely spectacular. The C1 bus from Plaza Nueva was very easy to take. The only thing I feel is missing is a sign helping to identify what all you are looking at.

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