Things to see in Granada
What to visit in Granada: 22 essential places that cannot be missed
If you are planning a trip to Granada, here is a list of the must-see places to let yourself be seduced by the city of “the 1,001 nights”.
Albaicín: Two strolls to Granada’s roots
Granada would not be complete without its Arab quarter. This is a route through the squares, palaces and alleys where the city was founded in the 11th century.
A sensory journey through the Alhambra
A guide through the gardens, palaces and legends of the great Nasrid fortress to delight the five senses.
Mirador San Nicolás
Paseo de los Tristes leads to the Mirador de San Nicolás lookout, a must-see spot on your trip to Granada.
Carmen de los Mártires, a spectacular garden with a lengthy history
This 19th century property with gorgeous and romantic gardens of varying styles was built on the site of a former monastery where San Juan de la Cruz wrote his works.
Paseo de los Tristes. Granada’s most romantic and bohemian street
The melancholic nickname of this street along the bank of the Darro River contrasts its traditional festive atmosphere and unbeatable views of the Alhambra.
Corral del Carbón, an old Arab grain exchange
This jewel of Nasrid architecture has had various uses over the years: from serving as a grain storage to a carbon-merchant inn, today it is a venue for concerts and plays.
El Bañuelo, the oldest Arab bath in Granada
Granada has several historic hammams dating back to the Nasrid era, in addition to newer establishments where visitors can feel like a sultan with a steam bath and some tea.
Monastery of San Jerónimo, Granada’s Renaissance jewel
Construction on the temple where Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba is buried began in the 16th century and marked the shift from the Middle Ages to the modern era in Granada.
Historical facts about the Cartuja Monastery of Granada
Carthusians spent more than 300 years building the monastery that is considered to be the best example of late Spanish Baroque architecture.