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Albayzin

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Address: On the hillside opposite the Alhambra, Granada, Spain
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Named a World Heritage Site, this is the old Moorish quarter of Granada.

Named a World Heritage Site, this is the old Moorish quarter of Granada.

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Granada and Albaicin Walking Tour
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Tapas Guided Tour in Granada
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Granada Evening Walking Tour with Tapas: Albaicin and Sacromonte

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This is the old quarter of the Muslim community that used to occupy granada, Spain. It is historic with tiny pebbled alleys. The architecture shows a glimpse of the past. Great... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is the old quarter of the Muslim community that used to occupy granada, Spain. It is historic with tiny pebbled alleys. The architecture shows a glimpse of the past. Great experience to walk around and enjoy the tiny shops that dot the place. There are many shops that sell Arabic/ morrocan merchandise. Definitely a must while in Granada.

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Durango, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Music, tapas and beers everywhere. Full of small squares, it also have some magic views to the Alambra, see attached pic, it really got us. Well worth visiting and of course staying there for a while or More.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a wlak through this old area of the city, some nice old bars and restaurants to visit, had lunch next to the river.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Another World Heritage site in Granada. Our guide described it as a middle class district but I would say it was more working class. As it has been for centuries; it originally was home to the workers who supported the Alhambra. Ancient buildings with beautifully decorated facades in narrow crooked streets. It is on a hill adjacent to the Alhambra... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed in an apartment for just 1 night prior to a visit to Alhambra. Fascinating area with lots of history. Loved the colourful bazaar and was spoilt for choice with lots of tapas bars and restaurants. Stroll through little cobbled alleyways and discover pretty little plazas or grand buildings. As time was short we took the mini train to tour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is my favourite part of Granada. Fantastic view on the city and Alhambra, plus unique narrow streets and plazas on the inside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with a friend who lives in the area. So yeah had a great situation there. Sitting on his roofterrace with amazing views. At the end of my one months stay I did one of the free walking tours... this actually was very interesting getting a bit more information on the area

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Soak in the grandeur of Granada here in Albaicin, where small white cottages dominate the surroundings and serve to tower over the more modern city center. Getting around maybe tricky due to winding roads, cobblestone steps and uphill climbs, but any healthy person on foot can definitely manage. Driving on your own might be a bit challenging given the narrow... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful area of the city with alot to see for everyone. There is alot of exiting shops and restaurants to wisit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was walking with three children and I had to watch the road all the time as they were a loth of dog's poo. It was quite dirty in all streets. I wonder whey don't they keep it clean. So I kept saying don't step on the poo!!! The streets are very characteristic. The road where there are all the... More 

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