Category: Albaicin

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The most beautiful sunset in the world

Albayzin and Sacromonte at twilight: Guided walking tour at sunset Tours around the streets of Granada takes us back to a time when the colours and smells could provoke thousands of stories. However, we can’t forget about the light. Contemplating the evening from one of the squares or bars in the Albaicín is without a […]

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Dobla de Oro in Granada

The Alhambra is a Palatine city that, for centuries, had its own activity. It’s linked to the history of Al-Andalus and the Nasrid Muslim Dynasty. On the other hand, like the Alhambra, the Albaicín is located on the Colina de la Sabika, but it was abandoned during the Roman Empire and was recovered upon the […]

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The Carmen at the Fundación Rodríguez-Acosta, the carmen inspired by a painting

Are you familiar with the Cármen del Mauror? The Cármen at the Fundación Rodríguez-Acosta? It’s located on Colina del Mauror or “aguadores”. Despite being a recent construction, it was declared a National Historic Monument in 1982. Behind it, there is a beautiful story about a love for painting. In fact, José María Rodríguez-Acosta de la […]

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Dobla de Oro links the Albayzín and the Alhambra

An itinerary linking two neighbourhoods, one for palace life and the other for daily life, two hills separated by the rushing River Darro, two histories developing in parallel, each looking at themselves in the mirror of the other, yet never managing to come into contact. This itinerary is called Dobla de Oro, created to connect […]

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Dar al-Horra Palace, the House of the Honest Lady

On Callejón de las Monjas, right in the heart of the Albayzín (Tour Albaicín and Sacromonte), safeguarded between the convent of Santa Isabel la Real and the Zirid wall that has surrounded the city since the 11th century, is one of Granada’s many Nasrid treasures and one of its lesser known yet more interesting monuments. […]

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Alcazaba Qadima, the first walled urban of Granada

Information from: GranadaiMedia Remains of the first walled urban estate in Granada, from the Zirid period, have been discovered on the ground floor of a residential and commercial space building in the Plaza de Santa Inés Alta in the Albayzín. The focus is on an 18-metre stretch of wall which forms part of the old Alcazaba […]

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Agrila, the fairy of the Albayzin

Today we want to give you the gift of a precious and popular legend from the Albayzin in Granada. If you’re left wanting more, don’t forget to take a wander around Albaicin at twilight with our walking guided tour. The legend says that in Nasrid times, on summer nights, with the cooler air, youngster ladies […]

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Legends in Granada: The most romantic tragedy next to Darro River

Granada’s Albayzín (Private tour of the Albaicín and Sacromonte) neighbourhood houses legends of Granada in each home, on every corner and each courtyard. Today, we’ve decided to stop at Casa de Castril, a huge residence on the banks of the river, that has borne witness to many stories and who knows how many secrets. On […]

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