Puerta De Elvira

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  • Address: Calle Acera Merced, s/n, 18010 Granada, Spain.
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:20 Mins
  • Tags: Walking Area, Historical Site, Family And Kids

Puerta De Elvira - Review

The Puerta de Elvira is one of the oldest gates in Granada and was declared a property of Cultural interest in the late 19th century. Throughout its history, the gates has undergone many transformation- a prominent change being done during the reign of Yusuf I of the dynasty Nazari when it was used to communicate with Alhacaba and Calle Elvira.

The gate consist of high arches made from bricks and is part of the fortress around Granada. Take a walk here to see a part of history that subtly merges with the surrounding modern shops and buildings.

How To reach Puerta De Elvira by Public Transport

  • By Bus: Gran Via 54
  • By Taxi
  • On Foot

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TripHobo Highlights for Puerta De Elvira

  • Puerta De Elvira Address: Calle Acera Merced, s/n, 18010 Granada, Spain.
  • Puerta De Elvira Timing: 24-hrs
  • Puerta De Elvira Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Puerta De Elvira(preferred time): 09:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Puerta De Elvira: 00:20 Mins
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Things to Know Before Visiting Puerta De Elvira

  • 2.29% of people who visit Granada include Puerta De Elvira in their plan

  • 43.48% of people start their Puerta De Elvira visit around 5 PM - 6 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Puerta De Elvira

Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday

86.36% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Puerta De Elvira

People normally club together Mirador De San Cristobal and Basilica De San Juan De Dios while planning their visit to Puerta De Elvira.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Puerta De Elvira Trips

Puerta De Elvira, Granada Reviews

  • Neat to see a part of this gate still standing. There are nice restaurants around the entrance and a larger square with benches to sit and relax. Through the opening, there is a small communal fountain. Not sure if this water it potable or not as I witnessed in a matter of 5 minutes a dog jump in, a lady doing her laundry and a man wash his face in it. Good place for people watching.

  • One of most emblematic and famous places of Granada. That door were one of principal gates to antique city of Granada or Elvira as it were known in old times.

  • Great area to walk around, but the wall it's just a wall. I didn't find any information plaque nearby.

  • A nice arch, great views of Granada if you keep walking for 5 minutes

  • My favorit place. Plaza del Triumfo

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