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Sacromonte

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Neighborhood: Realejo - San Matias
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Address: Granada, Spain
Phone Number: +34-958-12-11-83
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A large hill located close to the Albayzín that is known for its caves that...

A large hill located close to the Albayzín that is known for its caves that have been turned into public places for flamenco performances.

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Flamenco Show at Sacromonte Caves in Granada
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Albayzin and Sacromonte Guided Walking Tour in Granada
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Private Tour: Flamenco Dance Lesson in a Granada Sacromonte Cave

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Zambra, cave dwellings and and a breathtaking view of Granada

The quarter is famous for its cave houses and zambra (a more oriental form of flamenco) venues. It has been home to moriscos and subsequently to romani (gypsies) - both groups... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The quarter is famous for its cave houses and zambra (a more oriental form of flamenco) venues. It has been home to moriscos and subsequently to romani (gypsies) - both groups that were not deemed worthy to live within the city walls. Nowadays, the roma population has been replaced with a more arty, intellectual crowd. The whitewashed houses with their... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have returned to Granada because the Flamenco Dancers and Alhambra have been calling to me since I was first here 7 years ago. The experience of seeing the dancers and hearing the flamenco music literally changed my life. To have such an intimate experience of such an intense creative and spontaneous expression had a huge impact on me as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I LOVED our tour trough the Sacromonte! So much information and interesting facts. A must if you like to know things about the cities that you visit. We did the tour with Pancho tour free walking tours and it was excellent. Ana our guide was amazing. Definitely a must!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like all the famous sites of Granada, do them early in the morning before the heat arrives and take good walking shoes. For the infirm and lazy there is a bus service.

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Flemington, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to see the Sacromonte as part of our two days in Granada. We took the bus from the center of town to the drop off point near the Sacromonte. It is a bit of a hike up the steep roads to get to the entrance, so be prepared. Once there, it is a quaint smaller site with 8... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the Gypsy neighbourhood we saw a flamenco show which was quite good. Dancing was great but the singing .... See a show & you will see what I mean. Sounds flat and off key but what would I know. Great views of Alhambra from there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a relief from crowdiness of old town.. There was only few tourists around and views of Alhambra almost as beaufitul as from all the mainstream "miradors". One of most authentic places of Granada.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to discover the past, you must to travel there... If you've no Delorian <like Dr. Emmet Brown, in Back To The Future>, then, @Sacromonte is a must be. You'll be very pleased to visit it. Recommended go to genuine Flamenco live show, that is offered in "Venta El Gallo". It's awesome!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The neighborhood just feels exotic. Very narrow, winding streets. The 'caves' do fee just like caves. It's a 'out of time' kind of place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Its definitely unique, I would give yourself a day in Granada, half to spend in Alhambra and the other half to wonder the streets of Sacromnte and Albayzin the windy confusing streets are interesting and give you a little glimpse into how people lived (and still live in this area). The houses and caves are all whitewashed and you do... More 

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