26 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 26 sights are available in Granada, Spain.

Sightseeing Tours in Granada

1. Casa de los Tiros

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The Casa de los Tiros is a museum and building located in the Spanish city of Granada, autonomous community of Andalusia. It is located in the neighborhood of Realejo, on Pavaneras Street. Its name is due to the artillery pieces that are on its battlements. It is currently the headquarters of the Casa de los Tiros Museum in Granada; for some years, it was also the seat of the Ateneo de Granada.

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2. Abadía del Sacromonte

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Abadía del Sacromonte

The Abbey of Sacromonte is an old abbey, from the seventeenth century, today 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 by the old road of the Fargue starting from Haza Grande.

Wikipedia: Abadía del Sacromonte (ES)

3. Palacio de los Olvidados

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The Palace of the Forgotten is a museum in Granada, Spain, dedicated to the Spanish Inquisition, Jewish history, and Granada's and Andalusia's heritage. The building is located in the Albaicín, a neighbourhood declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1994 as an extension of the monumental complex of the Alhambra and the Generalife.

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4. Royal Chapel

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The Royal Chapel of Granada is an Isabelline style building, constructed between 1505 and 1517, and originally integrated in the complex of the neighbouring Granada Cathedral. It is the burial place of the Spanish monarchs, Queen Isabella I and King Ferdinand, the Catholic Monarchs. Apart from these historical links, this building also contains a gallery of artworks and other items associated with Queen Isabella.

Wikipedia: Royal Chapel of Granada (EN)

5. 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)

6. Alhambra

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The Alhambra is a palace and fortress complex located in Granada, Andalusia, Spain. It is one of the most famous monuments of Islamic architecture and one of the best-preserved palaces of the historic Islamic world, in addition to containing notable examples of Spanish Renaissance architecture.

Wikipedia: Alhambra (EN)

7. Alcaicería

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

Pomegranate Alchemy is an alchemist located near Pomegranate Cathedral, Spain. Today, it works at crafts shops in Granada, where popular fajalauza pottery, inlaid wood or taracea, and stained glass lampposts are sold. It also includes shops such as bookstores, jewelry stores and hotels.

Wikipedia: Alcaicería de Granada (ES)

8. 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

9. Palacios Nazaríes

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The Palace of Nasrid, also known as the Old Royal Room, is composed of two separate palaces of the Pomegranate Alhambra Palace, the Palace of Comares and the Palace of the Lion, as well as the appendage of the pomegranate in the numerous palaces, palaces, large houses and tower palaces where the Alhambra Palace is located, mexuar. These dwellings are replaced by Islamic precepts that do not build anything over time, and that each Sultan should become his palace to show his personal strength. The Catholic king's decision guaranteed their protection in the face of other Arab monuments being mistreated, abandoned or destroyed, mainly as Napoleon's army tried to destroy the castle as it fled. One of the palaces is the seat of the Nasrid Court, which performs administrative, protocol, residential and recreational functions. In chronological order, they were built after the castle, generalife and partal, and their architecture dates back to the first third of the fourteenth century.

Wikipedia: Palacios nazaríes (ES)

10. Parque de las Ciencias

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Parque de las Ciencias

Parque de las Ciencias is a science centre and museum, part of the European Network of Science Centers and Museums (ECSITE), located in the city of Granada, Andalusia, 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 also 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

11. Centro Federico García Lorca

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Centro Federico García LorcaJunta Granada Informa from Granada, España / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Federico García Lorca Center is a cultural institution dedicated to the study and research on the life and work of the Granada poet Federico García Lorca (1898-1936), as well as the dissemination of his literary production and the conservation of his documentary legacy. In addition, it is a space designed to house all kinds of contemporary artistic manifestations, preferably those related to the author. It is managed by a consortium made up of the Ministry of Culture of the Government of Spain, the Ministry of Culture of the Junta de Andalucía, the City Council of Granada and the Diputación de Granada. Its headquarters are located in Granada's Plaza de la Romanilla, in the historic center of the city.

Wikipedia: Centro Federico García Lorca (ES), Website

12. Carmen de los Mártires

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Carmen of Martyrs is a famous Carmen and Garden, located in Granada, Spain. Located on the southern slope of Mount del Mauror, which supports the red tower at its top, within the walls of the Alhambra Palace, on land known by Arabs as the Ahabur camp, and on land known by Christians as the captive camp or corral. Owning more than 7 hectares of land is the city's largest Carpathian mountains, including magnificent palaces, romantic gardens and the Nasride Gardens in Granada's capital, with magnificent panoramic views of snow-capped mountains, plains and the city.

Wikipedia: Carmen de los Mártires (ES)

13. Iglesia de San Gil y Santa Ana

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Church of Santa Ana, the official Diocesan Church of Santa Gill and Santa Ana are diocesan churches of the Catholic Church of Granada, Autonomous Region of Andalusia, Spain. It is part of the city's Mudhar church; It is located on the left bank of the darro River, on a small square, adjacent to the space dominated by the new square, at the start of the darro race and at the foot of the Alhambra Palace, near the Royal Chancellery and the pillar fountain of the Bulls.

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

14. Ermita de San Sebastián

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The hermitage of San Sebastián and San Fabián was originally a construction half military fortress and half religious that the Muslims built on the border with the Christian kingdoms, dating from 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)

15. 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)

16. 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 Roman Bridge although, because of the materials and its way of placing them, it was built in the twelfth century, perhaps on previous 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)

17. Palacio de Congresos de Granada

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The Palacio de Exposiciones y Congresos de 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 center of the city, on the Paseo del Violón, next to the left bank of the Genil River.

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

18. Puerta de las Granadas

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The Gate of the Pomegranates is an historical access point of a pathway that leads through the Forest of the Alhambra to the Nasrid palace that is the Alhambra, located in the city of Granada, Spain. The path starts in the city centre, Plaza Nueva, and continues up the Cuesta de Gomérez, before reaching the monument.

Wikipedia: Gate of the Pomegranates (EN)

19. 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)

20. Puente del Cadí

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Puente del Cadí

The Cadí Bridge is located in the urban area of Granada, over the Darro River. Currently only one of its two abutments remain standing, specifically the one located on the shore of the Alhambra Forest, shaped like a hexagonal tower, as well as the start of a large horseshoe vault.

Wikipedia: Puente del Cadí (ES)

21. 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)

22. 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 enclosure of the Alhambra, 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)

23. Iglesia de San Pedro y San Pablo

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The church of San Pedro and 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)

24. Monaita Gate

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Monaita Gate

The Monaita Gate, in Arabic bab al-Unaydar, whose translation would be Puerta de la Erilla, also known as Puerta de la Alhacaba, was one of the oldest accesses in Granada, and the main one to the Qadīma citadel or Old Alcazaba, in the Albaicín neighborhood.

Wikipedia: Puerta Monaita (ES)

25. 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)

26. 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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