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“Great views” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Sacromonte

Sacromonte
Granada, Spain (Realejo - San Matias)
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Ranked #18 of 90 Attractions in Granada
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
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Owner description: A large hill located close to the Albayzín that is known for its caves that have been turned into public places for flamenco performances.
Ithaca, New York
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“Great views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Spent a long time walking through the alley and streets of Sacramonte, also great views of the Alhambra from here...It was New Year's Day, however, at the museums in the area were closed. We walked over the Albayzin afterwords, a really lovely day.

Visited December 2012
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“Interesting and fabulous views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Walking all the way up Sacromonte via dirt paths and the unadorned cement staircase is not only interesting - allowing you to see the lifestyle of residents who get by with very few services - it also allows you to take in an absolutely gorgeous view from the church at the top of the hill.

Visited December 2012
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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“A different way to live...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

It is really something that must be seen to believed.....caves turned into cozy homes. From the street, all that you see is a cave with a door, but if you get the chance to step inside (either at a flamenco show or at the cave museum) you will be stunned at how interesting and inviting the spaces can be.

Visited June 2012
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Marbella, Spain
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“Nice area but a bit touristy!?!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Again a place you have to visit when in Granada. Don’t expect too much, but it is a nice walk with lots of interesting things to see. Friendly people working everywhere

Visited November 2012
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Looe, United Kingdom
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“Great place to explore by day, and enjoy Zambra by night”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

We enjoyed walking up to the Camino de Sacromonte from the centre of Granada, and then walking back through the Albaicin. There are wonderful views of the Alhambra and the Generalife all along this road. There is also the chance to see the cave homes which have been turned over to flamenco shows in the evening, as well as a museum showing the history of the areas and the cuevas. If it is open, the Zambra de la Maria La Canastera is definitely worth a visit, where the owner will show you around the tiny kitchen, bedroom (where he was born) and dining room. And if there is a show that evening you can come back to watch this in the same venue.

Visited November 2012
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