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Plaza de San Nicolas

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Address: Granada, Spain
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$111*
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Skip the Line: Granada Alhambra Walking Tour with Albaicin and Sacromonte...
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$65*
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Private Tour: Alhambra and Generalife

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Summer spot with cafes

There are a few cafes and eateries here that look out towards the Alhambra and you cannot beat a view like this with some vino and beer and tapas.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Nomeian
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are a few cafes and eateries here that look out towards the Alhambra and you cannot beat a view like this with some vino and beer and tapas.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A Quaint Square Dominated by this Moorish tower that has seen a lot of History go by. A Place to walk around and admire the sights and the people enjoying the sights. Just avoid the hot sun. Its baking in the Heat.

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Oak Park, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Plaza was near our AirBnB apartment, so we visited a few times. Great views of the Alhambra and Granada city. A lively scene, including music, dancing, etc., depending on who shows up.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came bu bus from Alhambra. You will come to this church and enjoy briliant view to that landmark,

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting walk up though not well signposted. Need good shoes and to be mobile. Lovely view oh the Alhambra.

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Montreal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mirador de San Niclolas is a great place to visit. You will see the Alhambra and the city of Granada from the mountain top, you will often hear local musicians play music often flamenco and sometimes you might find some local artists dancing and even local tourists that join the party. It is a wonderful place to see the... More 

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Surrey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brilliant views of Granada and the city. Need to be fit to reach the top, but worth the effort. Few restaurants up there, but didnt stay long to use them.

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Lansing, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a great view from this square of the Alhambra. Worth checking out, particularly in evening. Otherwise not much going on but hippies drinking beer and smoking weed.

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Villanueva del Rosario, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

The best place to see the entirety of the Alhambra from a distance, magical any time of the day and at every season.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The Church of San Nicolás is well worth the steep hike through the Albaicin to marvel at the view of the Alhambra and the Generalife with the Sierra Nevada backdrop. Bill Clinton recently re-visited this spot whilst on a trip to Spain as apparently he had been there once in his student days and had never forgotten the magnificent vista.

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