21 Sights in Granada, Spain (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Granada, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 21 sights are available in Granada, Spain.

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1. Albaicín

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The Albaicín, also known as Albayzín, is a district of Granada, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. It is centered around a hill on the north side of the Darro River which passes through the city. The neighbourhood is notable for its historic monuments and for largely retaining its medieval street plan dating back to the Nasrid period, although it nonetheless went through many physical and demographic changes after the end of the Reconquista in 1492. It was declared a World Heritage Site in 1994, as an extension of the historic site of the nearby Alhambra.

Wikipedia: Albaicín (EN)

2. Alcaicería

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AlcaiceríaJesus Abizanda from Barbastro, Huesca, Spain / CC BY 2.0

The Alcaicería de Granada is an alcaicería located in the immediate vicinity of the Cathedral of Granada in Granada, Spain. At present, it is dedicated to Granada's handicraft shops, where the popular Fajalauza earthenware, wood inlay or inlay, and colored glass lampposts are sold. It also includes shops such as bookshops, jewellers and catering establishments.

Wikipedia: Alcaicería de Granada (ES)

3. Parque de las Ciencias

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Parque de las Ciencias

Parque de las Ciencias is a science center and museum, part of the European Network of Science Centers and Museums (ECSITE), located in the city of Granada, Spain. Under the motto "A new kind of Museum", Parque de las Ciencias was founded in 1990 and opened in 1995. The museum has been solely directed by Ernesto Páramo Sureda since its establishment and its successive expansions. It occupies 70,000 m2 and holds permanent and temporary exhibitions including a planetarium, educational facilities, café, restaurant, bookshop, library, cinemas, etc. It has a cultural gallery ranging from 50 to 550 in number. Some of the museum’s highlights are its Plastination Lab and Restoration and Production Workshops.

Wikipedia: Parque de las Ciencias (Granada) (EN), Website

4. Carmen de los Mártires

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The Carmen de los Mártires is a famous carmen and garden located in the Spanish city of Granada. It is located on the southern slope of the hill of the Cerro del Mauror, which supports the Bermejas Towers at its summit, within the Alhambra enclosure, in the lands known until the fourteenth century by the Arabs as Campo de Ahabul and by the Christians as the Campo or corral of the Captives. With its more than seven hectares, it is the largest of the city's cármenes, which includes a magnificent palace, romantic gardens and Nasrid orchards over the capital of Granada, with extraordinary panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada, La Vega and the city.

Wikipedia: Carmen de los Mártires (ES), Website

5. Pozos Altos y Alberca Rota

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Pozos Altos y Alberca Rota

The Pozos Altos are a set of archaeological remains from the Nasrid period, the main one being the so-called Alberca Rota, located in the Dehesa del Generalife, specifically in the northern area of Cerro del Sol, which are part of the hydraulic structure of water supply for the set of almunias and palaces located in the surroundings of the Generalife Palace. in the Alhambra (Granada). Together with Los Albercones and the Acequia Real, they form one of the most important hydraulic complexes in medieval Spain.

Wikipedia: Alberca Rota (ES)

6. Iglesia de San Gil y Santa Ana

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The church of Santa Ana, officially the parish church of San Gil y Santa Ana, is a parish church of the Roman Catholic Church in Granada, Andalusia, Spain. It is part of the group of Mudejar churches in the city; It is located on the left bank of the River Darro, in a small square adjacent to the area dominated by the Plaza Nueva, at the beginning of the Carrera del Darro and at the foot of the Alhambra, near the Royal Chancery and the Pilar del Toro fountain.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de Santa Ana (Granada) (ES), Website

7. Ermita de San Sebastián

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The hermitage of San Sebastián and San Fabián was originally a half-military fortress and half-religious construction that the Muslims built on the border with the Christian kingdoms, dating back to the thirteenth century. Built in 1218, under Almohad domination, it belongs to the route of the caliphate. It is located in the Spanish city of Granada, autonomous community of Andalusia, at the end of the Paseo del Violón, on the left bank of the Genil River.

Wikipedia: Ermita de San Sebastián (Granada) (ES)

8. El Bañuelo

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The Bañuelo or El Bañuelo, also known as the Baño del Nogal or Hammam al-Yawza, is a preserved historic hammam in Granada, Spain. It is located in the Albaicin quarter of the city, on the banks of the Darro River. It was used as a bathhouse up until the 16th century at least, before becoming defunct and being converted to other uses. In the 20th century it underwent numerous restorations by Spanish experts and is now open as a tourist attraction.

Wikipedia: El Bañuelo (EN)

9. Puente romano

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The bridge over the Genil River is located within the urban area of the Spanish city of Granada, over the Genil River, right at its confluence with the Darro River. It is also popularly known as the Roman Bridge although, due to the materials and the way they were placed, it was built in the twelfth century, perhaps on earlier remains. It was declared an Asset of Cultural Interest in 2007, within the Historic Garden of the Paseo del Genil.

Wikipedia: Puente sobre el río Genil (Granada) (ES)

10. Abadía del Sacromonte

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Abadía del Sacromonte

The Abbey of Sacromonte is an old abbey, from the seventeenth century, today the residence of canons, parish and ecclesiastical museum, located in the northeast of the Spanish city of Granada, which is well accessed by the Sacromonte road, which begins at the Peso de la Harina located in the middle of the Cuesta del Chapiz. or along the old road of the Fargue starting from Haza Grande.

Wikipedia: Abadía del Sacromonte (ES)

11. Catedral de Granada

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Granada Cathedral, or the Cathedral of the Incarnation, is a Roman Catholic church in the city of Granada, capital of the province of the same name in the Autonomous Region of Andalusia, Spain. The cathedral is the seat of the Archdiocese of Granada. Like many other cathedrals in Andalusia, it was built on top of the city's main mosque after the reconquest of Granada.

Wikipedia: Granada Cathedral (EN), Website

12. Palacio de Congresos de Granada

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The Palace of Exhibitions and Congresses of Granada is a convention building located in the Andalusian city of Granada (Spain), whose main function is the celebration of congresses and fair exhibitions, as well as concerts and shows. It is located in the city center, on the Paseo del Violón, next to the left bank of the Genil River.

Wikipedia: Palacio de Congresos de Granada (ES), Website

13. Monumento a Isabel la Católica

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The Monument to Isabella the Catholic also known as the Monumento a Isabel la Católica y Colón or monumento del IV Centenario is an instance of public art in Granada, Spain. Designed by Mariano Benlliure, it consists of a bronze sculptural group depicting a meeting of Isabella I of Castile with Christopher Columbus

Wikipedia: Monument to Isabella the Catholic (Granada) (EN)

14. Alcázar Genil

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The Alcázar Genil is a Muslim-era palace in the city of Granada, Spain. It was originally called al-Qasr al-Sayyid and is located beside the River Genil outside the city walls. Today, only a pavilion of the palace is preserved. It currently houses the Francisco Ayala Foundation.

Wikipedia: Alcázar Genil (EN)

15. Alfar Romano de Cartuja

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The Roman Alfar of Cartuja is a pottery site located between the current Faculty of Theology and the Faculty of Educational Sciences of the Cartuja University Campus, in Granada, Spain. It occupies an area of more than three hectares, of which only a part has been excavated.

Wikipedia: Alfar Romano de la Cartuja (ES)

16. Los Albercones

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Los Albercones

Los Albercones is the name given to a hydraulic complex from the Nasrid period, located in the Generalife, within the Alhambra enclosure, in Granada. Together with the Acequia Real and the Pozos Altos, it forms one of the most important medieval hydraulic systems in Spain.

Wikipedia: Los Albercones (ES)

17. Iglesia de San Pedro y San Pablo

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The church of San Pedro y San Pablo in the Spanish city of Granada, autonomous community of Andalusia, is of Mudejar and Renaissance styles, designed by the architect Juan de Maeda, was built in the sixteenth century, between the years 1559 and completed in 1567.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de San Pedro y San Pablo (Granada) (ES)

18. Puente del Cadí

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Puente del Cadí

The Cadí bridge is located in the urban hull of Granada, on the Darro River. At present only one of its two stages remains, namely that on the bank of the Forest of the Alhambra, in the form of a hexagonal plant tower, and the start of a large horseshoe vault.

Wikipedia: Puente del Cadí (ES)

19. Monaita Gate

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Monaita Gate

The Monaita Gate, in Arabic bab al-Unaydar, which translates to Puerta de la Erilla, also known as Puerta de la Alhacaba, was one of the oldest entrances in Granada, and the main one to the Qadīma Citadel or Antigua Alcazaba, in the Albaicín neighborhood.

Wikipedia: Puerta Monaita (ES)

20. Palacio de Dar al-Horra

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Dar al-Horra is a former 15th-century Nasrid palace located in the Albaicín quarter of Granada, Spain. Since the early 16th century it was used as part of the Monastery of Santa Isabel la Real. It is now a historic monument.

Wikipedia: Dar al-Horra (EN)

21. Museo Cuevas del Sacromonte

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The Museo-cuevas del Sacromonte, or Centro de Interpretación del Sacromonte, is an ecomuseum and ethnology museum located in the Barranco de los Negros, near the top of the Sacromonte hill, in the city of Granada, Spain.

Wikipedia: Museo-cuevas del Sacromonte (FR), Website


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