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The absolute centre of Granada Large square with lots of restaurants and taxi rank.
Plaza Nueva is the Centre of Granada. The C1 and C2 buses go through here and from here you go up the Cuesta Gomeres to the Alhambra. Has a taxi rank.
Large Cathedral in the centre of Granada
As is the case of most Christian buildings in Granada, the Cathedral was built on the site of the former Mosque.
Museum with religous artefacts dedicated to Saint John of God.
Entrance is free but donations are encouraged. Of interest if you like typical Spanish religious iconography. An interesting way to spend 15 minutes.
The Alhambra - large Arabic Palace and the most visited monument in Spain
The Alhambra is considered by some to be one of the 7 wonders of the world. In case you don't know, the Alhambra is a massive castle constructed over many centuries. It consists of gardens, fortifications and sumptuous palaces.
Carthusian Monastery / Cartuja en Granada (Spain) - an elaborately decorated and sculptured monastery built in the Baroque style
The Carthusian Monastery is an amazing example of Baroque architecture, with its Doric arches, ornate decoration and intricate sculptures and carvings, and it is well worth a visit. Construction began in 1516 and continued for the next three hundred years but the project was never completed.
Cave Museum in the Sacromonte Granada Spain.
Museum which exhibits traditional crafts, photography, artwork in caves. There is also a bar eating area and sometimes there is live music. There are amazing views of the Alhambra.
Abbey in the Saromonte with interesting history.
There are guided tours of the Sacromonte Abbey every day between 11am and 1pm and 4pm and 6pm. The guide only speaks Spanish. The tour is an interesting way to spend an hour.
Large square in the centre of Granada with lots of outside restaurants.
The principal attraction of the square is the long line of outside terrace bars. There are about 8 different restaurants to choose from. Just behind the line of restaurants is a children's play area
Granada Science Museum.
Granada Science Museum is a large museum which contains a lot of attractions such as the butterfly garden, exhibitions, hands on activities, temporary visiting exhibitions etc.
Large square in the centre of Granada beneath the Alhambra with lots of outside restaurants.
The principal attraction of the square is the long line of outside terrace bars. There are about 5 different restaurants to choose from.
Plaza Bibrambla is a large square in the centre of Granada
Plaza Bibrambla is a large square in the centre of Granada. There are many cafe bars and often there is entertainment for children such as merry go around.
Carmen de los Mártires is a 19th century house and ornamental grounds just to the right of the Alhambra palace.
The gardens contain a number of statues, grottoes, and an ornamental duck pond with its bridge and tower-like ruins. This is a great place to go for a stroll around, to eat your sandwiches, or even to feed the ducks and the black swan