Top 10 Things to Do in Granada with Insider Advice

Things to do in Granada are endless. Granada offers great attractions and things to do for tourists. The World famous Alhambra Palace is one of the most visited sights in Spain and the most popular sight in Granada. It is a must see in Granada.

The Alhambra and the adjoining Generalife gardens are really fantastic that those with the luck and foresight to have reserved a room at the Parador (state-run luxury hotel) within its grounds will enjoy the experience all the more.


Sitting on the Parador terrace, reading a good book, listening to birdsong, it is easy to forget that, down below, the university town of Granada hums with life are a great experience for the visitors.

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A Visit to Alhambra Palace

The world famous Alhambra Palace is one of the most visited sights in Spain and the most popular sight in Granada. It is a must see in Granada. The Generalife gardens also worth a visit there. This excellent palace is a must see destination for all travellers visiting Granada, Andalusia and Spain. Continue reading…

A Visit to Albaycin

Albaycin, also called Albaicin is the Moorish district, and the old Arab Quarter of Granada. The Albaycin is situated one of Granada’s two hills and fascinates its visitors with its beautiful streets and steep gradients. The strong Muslim influence in the area also makes the place a wonderful and fascination one. The Albaycin is also a neighbourhood where visitors may experience and enjoy the atmosphere of its lively bars, terraces and watch a red sunset over the Alhambra Palace.


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A Visit to the Granada Cathedral

Granada Cathedral is a great place to visit in Granada that was built by Queen Isabella after the conquest of Granada. The Cathedral was built on the site of the Mosque. This Cathedral is a masterpiece of Spanish Renaissance style and displays impressive façades and a stunning interior with a great altarpiece and several chapels. There are also the tombs of the Catholic Kings at the burial chamber.
Address: Address: Gran Vía de Colon 5, 18001, Granada
Tel: 958 222 959

A Visit to the Arab Baths Bañuelo

The Bañuelo, also known as Aammim Alyawza, is the well preserved 11th century Arab baths in Granada. The Banuelo baths are situated at the bottom of a private house in the Carrera del Darro nearby the Alhambra Palace. Entrance to the Banuelo baths is free
Address: Carrera del Darro 31, Granada
Tel: 958 027 800
Opening Hours: open from Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 to 14:00.

A Visit to the Corral del Carbon

Corral del Carbon is a 14th century Arab inn that is situated in the heart of Granada. It is one of the most beautiful monuments in Granada. The handicraft shops at the Corral del Carbon are worth a visit.
Address: Corral del Carbon – behind City Hall, Granada
Tel: 958 225 990
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 19:00, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 to 14:00

A Visit to the Tapas Bars and Eat Tapas


Tapas is a great Spanish dish with variety of tasty food such as pickles on cocktail sticks, homely omelettes, cheeses and hams, baby earthenware casseroles with sizzling hot dishes and elegant mayonnaise-topped mouthfuls. Visitors may find numerous tapas restaurants and tapas bars in Granada. Eating Tapas in your Granada visit is definitely one of the best things to do in Granada. Visitors may enjoy the tapas bars around Plaza Nueva and Campo del Principe.

A great Day Out at the Plaza Nueva

Plaza Nueva is the oldest square of Granada. Visitors may find variety of nice tapas bars, terraces and pubs. A great day out at the Plaza Nueva is a great attraction. Visitors may also walk to the Alhambra Palace from Plaza Nueva.

Flamenco in Sacromonte and Albaycin

Experiencing Flamenco or watching Flamenco dance is a great attraction for the visitors in Granada. There are daily flamenco shows in Sacromonte and Albaycin. You are able to visit one of the Sacromonte’s zambras (flamenco night in the caves of Sacramonte) or see a flamenco show in the Albaicin or have a great meal and enjoy an evening with a real live flamenco show in one of the flamenco restaurants in Granada.

A Visit to the Cartuja

The Cartuja is a Carthusian monastery (former Roman cemetery) situated about 2 km. from the Granada city centre, on the outskirts of Granada. The monastery hosts beautiful 17th century Baroque church, a beautiful cloister, great paintings and sculptures of the Granada School.
Address: Cartuja Monstery, Paseo de Cartuja, Granada. Phone: 958 161 932

A Visit to the Granada Science Park Museum

Granada Science Park Museum is a great interactive museum situated on a 70,000 square metres are. Visitors may experience and enjoy science at the museum. Permanent exhibition halls, temporary exhibits, Digital Planetarium, Cultural Gallery, Library, Cinemas, Auditorium and the Windows to Science are some of the attractions at the museum.
Address: Avenida del Mediterráneo s/n, 18006 Granada
Tel:+34 958131900
Web: www.parqueciencias.com


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