Hotel Granada

Historical Neighborhoods
The city of Granada

Discover the most enigmatic neighborhoods of Granada: Albaicin and Sacromonte. They are one of the must-see places of the city, located very close to one another and just 20 minutes drive from our hotel in Granada.

The Albaicin (or Albaicin ) is a neighborhood of Andalusian origin, one of the most visited neighborhoods due to its great historical and architectural landscape. UNESCO declared Albaicin a World Heritage Site in 1984 alongside with the Alhambra and the Generalife Palaces. Among the buildings you can see a mixture of the old Muslim style with Andalusian touch. Become a part of Granada’s history by visiting the remains of the old Arab wall of Albaicin. Continuing you tour to the Darro River you can see the Royal Chancery, which was built in the sixteenth century by the architect Diego de Siloam; it is, thus, considered a Good of Cultural Interest since 1977. In the Albaicin area countless architectural values ​​come together. This is precisely why is considered as one of the Renaissance city neighborhoods.

Visit the viewpoints of Albaicin enjoying fantastic views of all of the Generalife and the Alhambra. Some of the busiest viewpoints are the Mirador de San Cristobal and San Nicolas.

Another one of the most important districts of the city of Granada, is undoubtedly Sacromonte. This neighborhood is located on the Valparaíso hill, and is commonly known as the old town of gypsies, who settled in the city after the conquest of Granada. It is one of the most picturesque neighborhoods and, therefore, one of the most important tourist attractions in Granada. Sacromonte has a number of sights you simply cannot miss; especially, the Abbey of Sacromonte located at the top of this hill, and the College of Sacromonte.

Enjoy the intricacies offered by this beautiful Andalusian city staying at our hotel in Granada.

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