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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.
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  • Average5%
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“narrow streets” (221 reviews)
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On the hillside opposite the Alhambra, Granada, Spain
+34 954 18 13 56
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Reviewed August 5, 2015

We were staying in the Albayzin district, so it was lovely to walk around the narrow streets. They are mainly car free, but do watch out for the buses, and the tourist train which squeeze down the narrow streets. Our street had scrape marks on...More

Thank HelloElHierro
Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

Omg that was a fairy tale... I was going around like 4 ours just enjoying the beaty and atmosphere of that all place. Highly recommend. and one tip from me, when you take a mini buss c3 go out Sant. Nikolas stop and then go...More

Thank Gaida R
Reviewed August 4, 2015

Although it is great to sit here and look at the Alhambra sitting up on the hill, the restaurants were...less than delicious, and the prices were too high for the quality of food. I would say this is a great place to have a drink,...More

Thank kyra_10
Reviewed August 4, 2015

Get a taste of the old and original city by walking through this area.be sure to have good map with you. There are also shops that you buy things form on some of the roads. In some places you can also have excellent views of...More

Thank walid m
Reviewed August 3, 2015

Best seen initially from on high to obtain the overall impression of a beautiful white walled and red roofed 'village'. Once there it is a wonderful maze of time worn streets and alleyways. St Nicholas is a lovely Moorish church in the area. If weary...More

1  Thank Douglas C
Reviewed August 3, 2015

If you can, choose to stay in this area. The C1 bus will take you right into town for most of the sights. We were in Granada for 3 nights and never lacked finding great views, and great places to eat. Park you car and...More

Thank Dale O
Reviewed August 2, 2015

The place itself is very nice. Do visit it but pay well attention to your belongings. The place is known for thefts! Especially in the area " El Mirador".

Thank rojo r
Reviewed August 2, 2015

I love going thru small alleyways and cobbled streets discovering hidden gems..so this was a highlight for me.I enjoyed just wandering around this old quarter. If thats what you like to do as well...take the time to visit this area.

Thank philosykos
Reviewed July 31, 2015

I lovee Albayzin so much. I did the walking tour there for 3 hours. Although it was darn hot bu the area was so nice and full of history. It was fun to hear about the water system and the story about Muslims. Also the...More

Thank Maewmii
Reviewed July 30, 2015

We had a guided tour into this old neighborhood. Old traditional houses in narrow streets, small parks and steep stairs. Finaly a magnificent view of Alhambra.

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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
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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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