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Address: Granada, Spain
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Nice gate that's worth a look if you are in the area, the area itself is worth a look with some nice shops and buildings, but don't go specially. Elvira, the road it is on, is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 5, 2016
Ayr, United Kingdom
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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Puerta de Elvira is an Arab relic. It was the principal gate to the old city. Now it's known as Arco de Elvira by people of Granada.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

Nice gate that's worth a look if you are in the area, the area itself is worth a look with some nice shops and buildings, but don't go specially. Elvira, the road it is on, is worth a walk along the gate being at the less touristy end

Thank Craigie1
New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016

If you want to say you passed thru the same gate as Isabella And Ferdinand, then this is it. No markings or historical information at the site. Will only take a moment to do it.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016

On your way to visit Al Hambra take a couple of minutes in the square for a look on the gate and continue your way to Alhambra the main destination .

Thank Georges K
Mallorca, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016

Fascinating! It looks like Morocco (Fes or Marrakech) but you're in the middle of Granada. Don't miss it!

Thank handreu
Mijas, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016

The impressive Puerta de Elvira is one of the primary entrances into Granada and one of the oldest, with elements indicating IXth century origins. The fortified entrance appears to have been constructed during the XIth century and integrated with the adjoining walls and entrances of Puerta Monaita to the east and to the south east Puerta del Sulfuro de Antimonio;... More 

Thank Bruce W
Cairo, Egypt
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Pause for two minutes on your way to Alhambra or if your walking through elivera street to have a look on this gate from the Moorish era

Thank Osama A
Windsor, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016

One of the Gates to the City, Moorish Design, Picture Moment Connects Elvira Street and another main street with lots of quaint shops

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

It is a medieval door near to a modern square. It is easy to look because you may visit it in few minutes, it is free and it is near España Square. It shock because it is perfectly clean

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2014

Beyond the Puerta de Elvira you can gain access to Cuesta de Abarqueros, as it name imply, it is a steep walk to the Albayzin, walking along Carril de la Lona, Placeta de San Miguel, etc etc etc. The original name of this great city door is bab-livira because it was the way to the kora (province of ancient andalucia)... More 

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