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All reviews great place to view playing music sun sets fantastic views of the alhambra lit up at night street musicians worth the climb steep walk well worth the effort take photos on foot narrow streets walking tour church tourists vendors mirador
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

This Granada plaza is the place to watch the sunset over the magnificent Alhambra. It is a gathering spot for socializing and taking photos of the monument as the lighting gradually warms in the dimming hours of the day. By nightfall, the Alhambra is spectacularly...More

Thank Carolyn E
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Take the red/green tourist bus to stop 5 then follow where the bus went and this is the plaza below the church, with practically the same breathtaking view of the Alhambra. I recommend the café you will see above the square because at least the...More

1  Thank jmeem42016
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This location offers great views of the Alhambra complex, and for that reason, it is often busy. It is especially nice in the late afternoon or early evening when the colors change as the sun sets. There a several other points of interest in the...More

Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I went this place every night and I would continue to go there if I was still in Granada. Forget the Flamenco dancers, forget buying the cheap souvenirs, forget about spending th enight on some expensive eats. Go to this plaza every night and listen...More

3  Thank curlylekan
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Good people watching and amazing view. Enjoyed the hike up to. Took bus down. Party atmosphere. Snacks and drinks nearby. Local artisan market ok.

Thank 277sb74
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is the square that everyone gathers at when the sun is setting. The reason: a spectacular view of the Alhambra with the play of light on its walls and towers as well as seeing the illuminating lights after dusk. While there are restaurants, not...More

1  Thank Matt M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This Plaza is where everyone wants to go to look out at the Alhambra. Lots of people selling goods, henna tattoos, musicians, and the ubiquitous tour groups. Mostly a younger crowd with scent of marijuana abounding. We much preferred the Alhambra views at Sacromonte -...More

Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Found a nice spot overlooking the alhambra, moments later we were bombarded with tour groups and their loudspeakers. People leaning over us to take selfies. This is a medium size but packed plaza.

Thank Rys M
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This place offers the best views of Alhambra. Do it in the evening. Get to the trace, have a reat and enjoy the sunset and the castle. Get there by foot and experience the Albayzin neighbourhood too. There some flamenco dancers in the street when...More

1  Thank Calin S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Touristy but a must. The view of the mountains and Alhambra are too good to pass up. There is also a little cafe. Grab a beer and just stare. You won't regret!

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My girlfriend needs to withdraw money from the back. She's lost her card so will have to go in and speak to someone. It's a Spanish bank account.. I hope the banks are open tomorrow as there are so many festivals happing in... More