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Mirador de San Nicolas

Espaldas, s/n, 18009 Granada, Spain
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Ranked #4 of 100 attractions in Granada
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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Granada, Spain
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

This is a great place to visit in the city to sit back and take in a view of the Alhambra nestled against the backdrop of the Sierra Nevada, as others state, it is great to be here at sunset. But in fact anytime of day is the time to take in the this wonderous sight!! There's a collection of... More

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Granada, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

it is a good place to go and drink as there is a few bars around the square, but the best time to get there is just before sunset and watch the sunset from there as there is usually performers on the site is a good way to see the sunset and enjoy flamenco!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

This is a nice lively little square, with a great view of the Alhambra, a lot of souvenirs for sale and often some street performers. The best thing about this is the Alhambra view.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

It is a nice place to visit, full of peace, the building is interesting and it has a great authentic patio; coming down from there you get to visit the Cuevas de Sacromonte, so Mirador de San Nicolas is the ideal point to get off the bus and walk around and discover the surroundings.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Many will come to the Mirador especially at about sunset to view the colors of the Alhambra but...The Church of San Nicolas which is also on the Plaza does not get a second view. The old church may not look like a historical piece of property but step inside and speak to the curators they will tell you stories and... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The Mirador San Nicolás is busy from morning to night with tourists and locals alike enjoying the gorgeous view of the Alhambra. It's a somewhat rigorous hike up but bus #31 drops you off at the top. Have lunch or a snack at one of the restaurants nearby and then enjoy an easy walk back down through the Albayzin to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Love the view of Alhambra at San Nicholas Point. Best for sunrise or sunset views, but looks great any time of the day.

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

The Mirador de San Nicolas gives one the best view of the Alhambra, from below. The place is always crowded with tourists, but it is really a beautiful place to visit and enjoy the views from this part of the Albayzin.

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Oak Forest, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

Hike up to the Mirador for a spectacular view of the Alhambra. The winding streets on your way up and down through the Albaicin are fabulous, too!

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Murcia, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The mirador had an amazing view. It's well worth climbing a long hill for! Great photos and there's also a great ice cream parlour which serves amazing flavours.

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