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Albayzin

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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“narrow streets” (209 reviews)
“tea houses” (23 reviews)
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On the hillside opposite the Alhambra, Granada, Spain
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+34 954 18 13 56
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Reviewed today

Just wander the winding streets & cobblestones-wear good shoes. Pick up items you'd usually never buy in stores. Have fun

Thank sandybiback
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Looking up from Granada's City Central, we could we see the spectacular views Alhambra and Albayzin perched atop the mountain. However, the views atop the Albayzin also offers spectacular views of all of Granada. If you can handle the steep staircase up its tower, then...More

Thank Genevieve D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the best places that i liked to walk in and lay infront of the Alhambra, narrow streets with beatiful houses and valleys.

Thank Baha'a Elden K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We rented an Airbnb rustic apartment in the Albaicin and were so pleased we did. It feels like you're living in Granada and not just a tourist. I loved getting lost in the maze of alleyways with little shops and tapas bars along the way....More

Thank Sydsider
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When you get to Granada, the easiest way to get around is to take the little road train, it loops around the main attractions all day until late, including the the hill up to the square at Albayzin and the Alhambra. There's a train every...More

Thank Pontevecchio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a restaurant for dinner because from the restaurant we can see the lighted Alhambra in the evening. It took us a while to walk there. But very quiet and very Arabic style. Beautiful narrow streets.

Thank srsrsunrui
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get a guided tour first then wander. Brilliant , just brilliant mix of closely arranged streets, with hidden gems of plazas around corners, beautiful houses or carmens littered throughout, several streets which reflect the Moorish history of the area, shops, tapas bars and tea rooms...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great to see the views from here, completes the day. We had a guided tour which gave us lots of information about the area. We were lucky with the weather. The cobbled streets could be tricky in the wet.

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like everyone says really interesting and pretty buildings, lovely churches, great views but all the streets were full of dog mess, it spoilt it for me as I spent much of the time watching were I was stepping, it was incredibly hot and that didn't...More

Thank djb472
Reviewed 1 week ago

Albayzin is the maze of curved streets with many intersections, stairways, little or larger squares. It's easy to get lost there, it can be a very tiring ramble, a long stroll forward and back, climbing up and down... Despite that, the walk for pleasure, without...More

Thank Dalmik
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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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