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Albayzin

On the hillside opposite the Alhambra, Granada, Spain
+34 954 18 13 56
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Granada and Albaicin Walking Tour
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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” (228 reviews)
“white houses” (36 reviews)
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On the hillside opposite the Alhambra, Granada, Spain
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On the hillside opposite the Alhambra, Granada, Spain
+34 954 18 13 56
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Reviewed yesterday

Definitely an really nice spot to see the city from the top. Sunset is the best time to go. Highly recommend, look for the miradouros.

Thank Alexandre N
Reviewed 6 days ago

A labyrinth of old streets and lanes you must visit this area. Picturesque laneways, houses and markets. The Arabian influence is very visible here.

Thank SydneyThompsons
Reviewed 6 days ago

Albayzin is basically a neighborhood. So you basically will need a good map to explore this place. The place is beautiful, you really dont feel like you are in Europe. Be prepare to get lost, in a fun way

Thank Beryl A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights in the Albayzin. Great views and loads of history. Be warned this is not an area for driving. Let the cabs take you or walk as this is a very tricky area to navigate and the cabs are very inexpensive.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To walk around this street remembered me when I walked around the egyptian 'bazars' in Cairo. But if you have already seem one you've seem all of them.

Thank EULERCJR
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking to see and experience Granada, you may want to wander thru this area. Down low are lots of cafes, shops, bars, etc. As you climb, it is more residential. San Nicholas vista point (mirador) is near the top) The cobblestone streets...More

Thank CFEIII
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would recommend going to Albayzin at least once if you’re visiting Granada. Free walking tours organised by Walk in Granada are awesome should you want to learn about the history of Albayzin. Wear comfortable shoes as a visit to Albayzin involves walking up and...More

Thank Pancakes21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great views from the top of the hill of the city of Granada. It is worth climbing up. The narrow streets are extremely interesting as you go up to the top. A good way to spend an afternoon.

1  Thank Weetbix7
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very interesting part of Granada, great to wander around, find a lunch or drink spot, enjoy the city. Interesting architecture, windy streets, small museums.

Thank arleneMontrealQuebec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The area has retained its old charm and is the ideal place to discover Moorish architecture.The alleys are crowded and to and from a lot of tourists and shops looking for a never-ending tourist stream.The Albaycin is a neighbourhood where you can experience the atmosphere...More

Thank Phayao13
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DianaSydneyNSW
21 February 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
19 February 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
4 October 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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