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A must in Granada

Lovely narrow street with amazing bustling atmosphere, lovely shops, tapas bars and restaurants... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mbialowas
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Rossett, United Kingdom
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Nice place to stroll by the river with new things to spot each time you do

This is a picturesque street beside the river with the Alhambra on the hill looming above you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HAL11
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 June 2013

Not quite as steep as some of the roads in the older quarter of Granada. Very busy with pedestrians and road traffic; only taxis and the mini electric buses can use this road but as it is very narrow in places you do sometimes have...More

7  Thank SteffiCC
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

This is the start of the path they called Paseo de los Tristes (Promenade of the Sad Ones) because the funeral processions used to pass here en route to the cemetry. The river to the right, just under The Alhambra, is more like a stream...More

7  Thank Chiew_Pang
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely narrow street with amazing bustling atmosphere, lovely shops, tapas bars and restaurants. Stayed in one of the hotels and was surprised how calm and quiet is becomes at night. Stunning views towards the hill of Alhambra, lovely stone bridges and stunning architecture. Perfect for...More

Thank mbialowas
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a picturesque street beside the river with the Alhambra on the hill looming above you. There are pleasant restaurants and ancient buildings along the way. Each time we walked up here we discovered something new: whether that be the ancient Islamic baths, a...More

Thank HAL11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking the length of the Carrera del Darro is a pleasant stroll. Along the way one passes several small museums, a number of restaurants, and sees the Rio Darro (which is more of a creek than a river) on its downward path separating two major...More

Thank mgilmore2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only place in Granada where the little River Darro can be seen. (It runs mainly underground). Take a stroll, there are small shops and bars.

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ever walking along or driving up in taxi towards San Nicolas, it’s worth the while. Peek into the litte alleyways and streets that veer off it, picturesq!

Thank Wolfgang H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stroll along the river that sits way below the Alhambra complex and you will find lovely architecture and some nice places to stop for refreshments at the large square before the road turns up the hill.

Thank Christine A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a medieval street, very narrow, with red busses traveling it every 15 minutes. However, it goes alongside of the Río Darro and is enchanting for a walkup to the entracnce to La Alhambra.

Thank mariamhennessy
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Had an evening meal and few drinks here and it was superb. Amazing cod dish washed down with some great red wine. The service was outstanding with a smile. The location of the window seats was great too watching world go by. Thank you.

Thank Carl D
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Nice little walk all along the river with all sorts of shops and restaurants to choose from. The walk is slightly uphill but not bad at all. There are many sights and landmarks to see all the way up to the end. Be careful with...More

Thank 301ericw
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Nice walk along the Darro river. You can sit at a cafe at sunset and watch the sunset on the Alhambra.

Thank 33traveler2010
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