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Granada: Muslim Monuments Entrance Tickets

1. Granada: Muslim Monuments Entrance Tickets

Visit four Muslim heritage sites and discover what life was like in Granada in the Spanish-Muslim period. Explore these monuments at your own pace, with a self-guided experience. Enjoy entrance to El Bañuelo, one of the best-preserved Arab bathhouses in the region. Wander through the chambers where ritual and physical and bathing once took place. Continue to Corral del Carbón, an ancient traders’ market. Admire the architectural detail of the facade as you pass through the entryway. See the old grain depot, warehouse, and traveler’s hostel. Stop at Casa Morisca de Horno de Oro, a well-preserved Moorish house with views of the Alhambra. End with a visit to the Nasrid palace of Dar al-Horra Palace, to stroll the rooms of this former Sultan’s residence.

Granada: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

2. Granada: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Listen or read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour at the Fuente de las Granadas, in the city center! Visit the Básilica Ntra. Ms. de las Angustias with its unique architecture and explore Fuente de las Batallas with its unique beauty. Snap a photo of Granada Town Hall and get lost in the historic Plaza de Bib-Rambla. Learn about the history Cathedral of Granada built over a mosque. Even the famous Palacio de la Madraza will fill up your mobile phone memory. Admire the Plaza de Isabel la Católica with its imposing bronze statue. The Puerta de las Granadas will transport you to another era, while the Pilar de Carlos V(where the tour ends) will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour.

Granada: Guided Alhambra, Albaicin, & Sacromonte Sunset Tour

3. Granada: Guided Alhambra, Albaicin, & Sacromonte Sunset Tour

Discover the beauty of the ancient city of Granada as you visit the residence of the former emirs, the Alhambra. At dusk, trace the history of one of the city's most emblematic neighborhoods, Albaicin and Sacromonte.  Meet your guide and begin your guided tour of the palatial city of the Alhambra, walk through its gardens, as you learn about its secrets, stories, and legends. Hear about Spain's Hispanic-Muslim as you admire this jewel of the Renaissance left by a great empire. Walk along the walls of the fortress where soldiers waited to be attacked. See the palaces where the last of the sultans of the Nasrid dynasty lived and where the women of the Harem waited to be called. Enjoy the Generalife gardens and be captivated by the Andalusian legacy reflected through the serene combination of water and architecture.  Finally, at sunset head to the San Nicolas viewpoint in Albaicin to contemplate the incredible landscape of Granada as it is lit in the glow of the setting sun. Follow your guide through the ancient streets of Albaicin and Sacromonte and delve into the legends that are an inseparable part of the cultural heritage of Granada. 

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What people are saying about Granada, Spain

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4.9 / 5

based on 625 reviews

The monuments are good, but not an excellent theme either; you could put period furniture and it would help a lot to better understand each installation