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Albayzin

On the hillside opposite the Alhambra, Granada, Spain
+34 954 18 13 56
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Named a World Heritage Site, this is the old Moorish quarter of Granada.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“narrow streets” (202 reviews)
“tea houses” (23 reviews)
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On the hillside opposite the Alhambra, Granada, Spain
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+34 954 18 13 56
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Reviewed yesterday

Any time of day is ideal for your visit, however it is better to go at the evening and watch the sunset in any of its corners, especially in the highest part, the Hermitage of San Miguel, and finish drinking a fresh beer and a...More

Thank Anita P
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had dinner here on our last night in Granada. Driving is tricky with the very narrow one-way streets, so my husband dropped us off close to the hard-to-find restaurant and went to park further off. With more time (and without kids) this would be...More

Thank Anne D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Staying in Granada was a great experience. Albayzin was certainly a highlight since we had every day a walk through the narrow streets. If you want you can easily avoid other tourists and be alone. We discovered some very nice restaurants. The views are great...More

Thank Guy F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great views of the Alhambra, there are several squares with restaurants where you can stop for tapas along the way to san nicolas. Lots of history here, I would recommend the Free walking tours to get all the history from a guide.

Thank Tippy_Canoe_1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very romantic quarter, by night like a fairytale. The further up the cheaper and more authentic, but on the whole something you don't want to miss!

Thank Mdpolak
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an area of Granada that is dominated by the Arabic influence. There are great little restaurants and fantastic shopping. You can also climb the narrow streets to get an amazing view of Alhambra. If you visit Granada this area is not to be...More

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a vibrant area full of cafes, souvenir shops and walkable narrow streets with a great view to Alhambra on above. There is a small river and beautiful park where you can take pictures. Advisable to climb up to the hill in order to...More

Thank Ismayil J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are lots of steep alleyways to explore and beautiful gardens to find in these streets. The restaurants provide an amazing backdrop in which to propose with their help in some places. Worth exploring.

Thank Jenny L C N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking through the streets took us back to Morocco with all of the shops filling the streets. We walked to the Mirador San Nicolas which has a beautiful view of the city and Alhambra.

Thank Ashley G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From this area one can get great views of the Alhambra. Also wonderful winding paths and streets to walk along, and interesting architecture. Go up the tower of the Church of St Nicholas - the church is currently closed for renovation, but the tower is...More

Thank Katytheviolinist
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DianaSydneyNSW
February 20, 2017|
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Response from Buba J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We stayed in "lower" Albayzin (Calle Elvira) and did not regret since the area offers everything what an average tourist needs in Granada - many restaurants of all kinds, close proximity to the museums and the buses to... More
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leisuretraveler10
February 18, 2017|
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Response from MrsRobinson2010 | Reviewed this property |
I was there in November and if not in the sun it was a little chilly.
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Marjorie M
October 3, 2016|
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Response from GeorgeB953 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed for a few nights in the Albaicin area of Granada. This is the old Arab quarter with narrow sometimes steep streets although I hesitate calling them streets. They were laid out in the time when donkeys, carts and... More
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