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“Old moorish quarter seeped in history”
Review of Albayzin

Albayzin
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US$31.10*
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1.5 Hour Flamenco Show in a Cave-Restaurant in...
Ranked #10 of 246 things to do in Granada
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Owner description: Named a World Heritage Site, this is the old Moorish quarter of Granada.
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Get yourself lost in the labyrinth, narrow streets of Albayzin. Very interesting place to visit situated on a steep hill. It is the medieval quarters of moorish era which has retained its architectural features over centuries. Some of the houses have been changed into hotels and restaurants. Coming down the hill, you can easily get lost in the meandering streets. Mirador San Nicolas offers excellent views of Alhambra palace. In the evening buskers entertain you on their guitar. Buses regularly ply on the route along with a tourist train.

Thank Kasturi K
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"narrow streets"
in 253 reviews
"fascinating area"
in 21 reviews
"white houses"
in 38 reviews
"arab quarter"
in 30 reviews
"tapas"
in 108 reviews
"mirador san nicolas"
in 24 reviews
"great views of the alhambra"
in 37 reviews
"every corner"
in 29 reviews
"walk around"
in 31 reviews
"nice walk"
in 29 reviews
"plaza nueva"
in 57 reviews
"on foot"
in 34 reviews
"walking shoes"
in 23 reviews
"walking tour"
in 51 reviews
"wear comfortable shoes"
in 23 reviews
"alhambra palace"
in 30 reviews
"flamenco show"
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice to walk around but it's hilly with lots of steps so people with limited mobility might find it difficult.

Thank damosea
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

A very typical old quarter of the city. It includes some nice shopping streets (Moroccan) with Moroccan tee houses.

1  Thank Luis M
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

an old medieval town with long winding streets and narrow cobble lanes, One has to be a very good driver to manoeuvre about those narrow streets , many of which are just wide enough for one car to pass by with pedestrians pressed against the walls to make room for the vehicle . There is a cafe-bar on top of the hill where one can view The Alhambra . The sunset view across the Alhambra is stunning to watch

1  Thank J2870QKangelah
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

The best way to know and enjoy the Albayzin is to walk through its streets and even get lost, look for a seat and sit down to have a beer that always comes with "una tapa", talk to those around you, these people are friendly, finally when the Sunset, look for one of the many places where there is flamenco music and dancing live, sit down in the company of someone you love and, if not, with a glass of wine, let the energy that comes from the dancers get into your pores and at the end of the show approach the musicians and the dancers and talk with them do not do like most of the cold tourists who at the end leave without showing the slightest signs of emotions, my advice for you that I hear from a Spanish TV presenter Roberto Leal: La Vida Pasa de Momento.

2  Thank MandhyMorales
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