Albayzin

On the hillside opposite the Alhambra, Granada

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Albayzin is a residential district in Granada. It is the most historic districts of the city, that resembles of the Moorish past of Granada. The district is all about narrow streets, old buildings and is a site of UNESCO World Heritages.
Albayzin was first mentioned in history in 1013, but there’s a conviction, that people lived there much earlier.
The characteristic feature of the district was the fact, that the residents of Albayzin used to have water channels in the walls and got fresh and cold water from there. The channels exist till now, but they don’t work anymore.
Albayzin has a number of monuments of historical value from different times. Among them Ziri wall, Fajalauza door and Alhacaba Towers towers are the most popular.
 

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Twilight in Albayzin and Gypsy Sacromonte of Granada in a Reduced Group Tour

Join our most exclusive tour of Albayzin and gypsy Sacromonte at twilight in our Cicerone reduced group.  Marvel  yourself with the spectacular panorama views of the Alhambra at night.

Albayzin and Sacromonte Guided Walking Tour in Granada

Explore the Islamic quarter and historic Sacromonte neighborhood of Granada on a 2.5-hour walking tour. Walk between the narrow streets of the Albayzín, and admire the culture of the gypsies in the stunning caves of Sacromonte.

Granada Segway Tour to Albaicin and Sacromonte

With a Segway tour you can explore the districts of Albaicín and Sacromonte in Granada, two of the most colorful, enchanting, and historical neighborhoods in the city. Ride around the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Albaicín on your Segway and visit all the hidden places including the Palace of Dar...

Small-Group Electric Bike Tour of Granada

Enjoy this 2-hour small-group e-bike tour of Granada and see the sights of the city in a short period of time! Travel through one of Spain's most notable cities with your professional guide while learning all about this vibrant city. Tour is limited to a maximum of 8 travelers and includes a...

2-Hour Small-Group Segway Tour of Granada

Enjoy a 2-hour Segway tour through the heart of Granada's two hills: Albayzín and Sacromonte. This tour will introduce you to the hills so you come to love them like the locals do.  Head to all the secret streets and amazing viewpoints with the help of your local guide: Carrera del Darro, Paseo de...

The Alhambra and Palaces of the Albaicin

Discover the beautiful  Granada by visiting the palaces of the Nasrid Dynasty: the worldwide famous Alhambra and the hidden Nasrid palaces of the Albaicin quarter, both areas declared World Heritage by the Unesco.The citadel of the Alhambra, built on the Sabika Hill, is the most impressive fortified...

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