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Best things to do in Granada

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
“The second most visited site in Europe: this breathtaking palace-city is a sophisticated blend of medieval Islamic, Renaissance Christian and modern architectural styles.”
311 locals recommend
Church
“The Holy Cathedral Metropolitan Cathedral of the Incarnation of Granada is a Catholic temple of the Spanish city of Granada, seat of the archdiocese of the city. The temple is one of the masterpieces of the Spanish Renaissance. // La Santa Iglesia Catedral Metropolitana de la Encarnación de Granada es un templo católico de la ciudad española de Granada, sede de la archidiócesis de la ciudad. El templo es una de las obras cumbres del Renacimiento español.”
90 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“The place to be to watch the sunset go down over La Alhambra palace and Granada.”
81 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
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“Delicious seafood! Fresh. Order a cerveza or a tinto verano and wait...they will bring you a plate of something delicious. Place your order after seeing what your tapas is! ”
72 locals recommend
Church
“a must-see neighborhood. as you walk through the streets you'll almost certainly hear woman singing flamenco as they hang out the wash and can marvel at the doors opening up into hidden caves in the sides of the hills.”
79 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“best tapas ever. Been there for more than 100 years. Try homemade vermuth or tabla caliente.”
54 locals recommend
Market
“You can get your meat or fish in the specific shops and other shops will cook it for you.”
50 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“a very large science museum geared towards children with several exhibits, a butterfly room and a medium sized 'biodome' that houses aquariums and animals of all kinds. a lemur once shook my hand here so clearly it's my favorite place. ”
59 locals recommend
Plaza
“Beautiful plaza -- you must visit!. Plaza bonita -- es imprescindible verla :) ”
59 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“The Albaicín is the oldest quarter of the Spanish city of Granada. It is located on one of three mountain ranges in the area between the hills of San Cristobal, Elvira and Sacromonte as well as the elevation on which the Alhambra is situated. Most of the buildings are a testimony from the time of Moorish settlement. Some of the remains of the walls date back to the Roman and Iberian era. From Albaicín you can see the Alhambra. The sight is especially at sunset an unforgettable beautiful show. The Alhambra is a 740-meter long Burganlage and a world-famous testimony of Islamic art. There you find a lot good tapas bars.”
58 locals recommend
Church
“The Cathedral of Granada was built 1523 (and finished 1704) on the site of the ancient Great Mosque, housing an impressive interior with several beautiful chapels. The adjoining Royal Chapel is the burial place of Catholic Kings.”
48 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Un gran lugar donde degustar los productos típicos granadinos. ¡Imprescindible probar sus croquetas!”
33 locals recommend
Plaza
“A boardwalk below the Alhambra, stretching along the Darro River. This is a very romantic and beautiful area.”
33 locals recommend
Theatre
“En el centro de Granada, ofrece múltiples obras de teatro durante todo el año. / In the city centre of Granada it offers various theatre plays all year long.”
23 locals recommend
Church
“some royal or religious paintings (botticelli etc) and Catholic king and Queen personal objects.”
44 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The Alhambra is the second most visited site in Europe. This breathtaking palace/city is a sophisticated blend of medieval, Islamic, Renaissance, Christian and modern architectural styles. Definitely worth a visit. I'd recommend you book on line before visiting to avoid the queues.”
28 locals recommend