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Hello, granada

The impressive, enchanting shadow of the Alhambra casts a magical spell upon all those who pass through Granada. A city of legends, of travellers and pirates — lore comes to life in the warren of the Albayzin, and in the inescapable presence of the ancient Moorish castle, the famous Alhambra. The Sierra Nevada Mountains provide an impressive backdrop and add to the enchanting feel of this mysterious place.

To Do & To See

Plenty of things to do and see

Alhambra palace in spring

The Alhambra

Built on a hill overlooking Granada and set against a backdrop of the Sierra Nevada, the Alhambra is a majestic medieval complex of intricately decorated palaces, pristine gardens, and a once-mighty fortress.It is among the top 3 most visited landmarks in Spain, and together with the Generalife Gardens, they form a UNESCO World Heritage site. See the complex's fascinating mix of Renaissance and Moorish architecture, admire panoramic city vistas from a hilltop perch, and then stroll through the botanical beauty of the Generalife Gardens.

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under the dome of the Granada Cathedral

Cathedral of Santa María De La Encarnación

The Cathedral of Santa María De La Encarnación is Grenada’s most famous cavernous Renaissance and Gothic cathedral. There is a small museum adjacent to the church.

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Cartuja Monastery

Cartuja Monastery

Monestario De La Cartuja is an elaborate Baroque monastery and church, constructed between the 16th and 18th centuries. The Sanctuary and Sacristy are particularly impressive. Within the brick walls you can enjoy breathtaking gardens and experience how clerics and monks lived in times past.

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arab bath

Hammam Arab Baths

In this authentic ancient house, visitors are welcome to indulge in an Arabic style bath. The smells of scented oils waft through the air as you relax in the hot or cool pools, or enjoy a massage. There is a rooftop restaurant and teahouse onsite.

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Huerta De San Vicente

Huerta De San Vicente

Huerta De San Vicente is the house where famous writer Federico García Lorca spent summers and wrote some of his best known works. The house is located 15 minutes by foot from the city centre.

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Albayzin Granada

Albayzín Neighbourhood

The Albayzín, also known as Albayzín, is composed by snaking corridors and alleyways that make up the old Arabian quarter of Granada. It is a pleasure just to wander the warren of streets that organically formed back in the Nasrid period (13th–15th centuries). The neighbourhood was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994, as an extension of the historic site of the nearby Alhambra.

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