The Best Things To Do in Granada

Alhambra, Albayzin, Granada Cathedral, Plaza Nueva and go back in those long lost times. Vacationing on a tight budget? Then stay at one of the reasonable but vibrant hostels. The most prominent ones being the Nest Hostel and Oasis Backpackers Hostel. Other major attractions also include Sierra Nevada Ski Station, Alpujarras, Sacromonte and Ac Palacio De Santa Paula.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Granada, Spain

Must see places in Granada ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Granada and point of interests to visit.

  1. Alhambra

    #1 of 750 Things To Do in Granada
    Alhambra

    Tags: Historical Site, Palace, Architecture

    Address: Calle Real de la Alhambra, s/n, 18009 Granada, Spain

    Timings: 08:30 am - 02:30 pm Details

    The Alhambra palace has seen many rulers during its lifetime and even though much of the palace still remains untouched, many of its historic objects, building elements and stories are now a part of t...Read more

  2. Generalife

    #2 of 750 Things To Do in Granada
    Generalife

    Tags: Garden, Historical Site, Leisure, Architecture

    Address: 18009 Granada, Spain

    Timings: 08:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Though right next to the Alhambra, the Generalife is considered to be a different structure altogether, mostly because it had a different purpose. The Alhambra was a palace that had living quarters an...Read more

  3. Albayzin

    #3 of 750 Things To Do in Granada
    Albayzin

    Tags: Walking Area, Historical Site, Neighborhoods

    Address: On the hillside opposite the Alhambra, Granada, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Even in small cities and towns each district has its own flavour, usually marked with its distinct inhabitants, local commerce or architecture. Famous examples include New Orleans’ French Quarte...Read more

  4. Basilica De San Juan De Dios

    #4 of 750 Things To Do in Granada
    Basilica De San Juan De Dios

    Tags: Arts And Crafts

    Address: Calle San Juan de Dios, 15, 18001 Granada, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Decorated and embellished with fine gold decor, stunning art work, beautiful paintings and a ‘larger-than-life’ ambience, the Basilica de San Juan de Dios is a treat for art lovers, histor...Read more

  5. Parque De Las Ciencias

    #5 of 750 Things To Do in Granada
    Parque De Las Ciencias

    Tags: Children Museum, Entertainment, Ecological Reserve

    Address: Av. de la Ciencia, s/n, 18006 Granada, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Travelling can be a headache for families with children. The itinerary can be very difficult to plan; one cannot overwhelm the tiny ones with a never ending parade of historical sites and art museums....Read more

  6. Sacromonte

    #6 of 750 Things To Do in Granada
    Sacromonte

    Tags: Religious Site, Neighborhoods

    Address: Sacromonte, 18010 Granada, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Yet another noteworthy neighbourhood, this one is known more for its people than the architecture. This hilly area is called Sacromonte, which translates to “sacred mount”, and it is named...Read more

  7. Granada Cathedral

    #7 of 750 Things To Do in Granada
    Granada Cathedral

    Tags: Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Calle Gran Vía de Colón, 5, 18001 Granada, Spain

    Timings: 10:45 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Granada is not just home to one of the finest examples of Moorish architecture with the Alhambra; it also has the very first architecture of the Spanish renaissance with the Granada Cathedral. Another...Read more

  8. Paseo De Los Tristes

    #8 of 750 Things To Do in Granada
    Paseo De Los Tristes

    Tags: Neighborhoods

    Address: Paseo del Padre Manjón, 3, 18010 Granada, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The small neighbourhood beginning at the Bridge of the Chirimias was the place where major festivals and feasts took place until the 19th century. Today, the place is surrounded by a number of shops a...Read more

  9. Monastery Of San Jeronimo De Granada

    #9 of 750 Things To Do in Granada
    Monastery Of San Jeronimo De Granada

    Tags: Monastery

    Address: Calle Rector López Argueta, 9, 18001 Granada, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    The Saint Jerome Monastery is a Roman Catholic church in Granada and is cherished for its Renaissance architecture. The architect in charge of the church was the sculptor Diego de Siloé who des...Read more

  10. Mezquita Mayor De Granada

    #10 of 750 Things To Do in Granada
    Mezquita Mayor De Granada

    Tags: Mosque, Religious Site

    Address: Plaza de San Nicolás, s/n, 18010 Granada, Spain

    Timings: 11:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The second mosque built in Granada after the initial one was built in the late 15th century, the Mezquita Mayor de Granada offers lectures, Arabic classes, exhibitions and courses on Islam. The mosque...Read more

  11. Monasterio Cartuja

    #11 of 750 Things To Do in Granada
    Monasterio Cartuja

    Tags: Religious Site, Architecture , Monastery

    Address: Paseo de Cartuja, s/n, 18009 Granada, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    In this serene and removed monastery, you’ll find yourself wandering around with utter delight and astonishment at the same time. Especially when you visit the church, a wonderful Baroque creati...Read more

  12. Plaza Nueva

    #12 of 750 Things To Do in Granada
    Plaza Nueva

    Tags: Historical Site, Plaza, Architecture

    Address: Plaza Nueva, Granada, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Plazas around the world have a history of their own. As they are open spaces one is right to think that a plazas charm comes from the buildings boxing it in, but not its history. A plaza's history com...Read more

  13. Fundación Rodríguez-Acosta

    #13 of 750 Things To Do in Granada
    Fundación Rodríguez-Acosta

    Tags: Fountain, Sculpture

    Address: Callejón Niño del Rollo, 8, 18009 Granada, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Designed by the painter Jose Maria Rodriguez-Acosta in the early 20th century, the Fundacion Rodriguez-Acosta showcases the best of art, tastes and styles. The whole place exudes the design taste of t...Read more

  14. Calle Navas

    #14 of 750 Things To Do in Granada
    Calle Navas

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Pubs, Entertainment, Street Food

    Address: Calle Navas, 18009 Granada, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    What is the cheapest way to sample the Spanish cuisine and get very inebriated in the process? Did you say "make friends with a Spanish local and hope you get invited over for dinner?" Nice try, but i...Read more

  15. Corral Del Carbon

    #15 of 750 Things To Do in Granada
    Corral Del Carbon

    Tags: Architecture

    Address: Calle Mariana Pineda, S/N, 18009 Granada, Spain

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Corral del Carbon was built in 14th century by Yusuf I. The place was used as a coal yard and warehouse for keeping goods of the city merchants. In 16th century, the place was used to stage performanc...Read more

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  • Albaycin

    Plce Concepcion de la, 1

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Carmen de los Mártires

    Paseo Mártires, S/N

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Plaza del Carmen

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Alcázar del Genil

    Calle Rey Abu Said, 2

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Patio de los Leones

    Calle Real de la Alhambra, S/N

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Cuesta de la Alhacaba

    Plaza Mariana Pineda, 10

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Ibersilva Servicios

    Calle Yegen, 3

    Forests
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  • Pantano de Quéntar

    Lakes
  • Embalse Cubillas

    Lakes
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  • Residencia San Juan de Dios

    Calle Convalecencia, 3

    Museums Landmarks
  • Abadía del Sacromonte

    Cno. Sacromonte, 4

    Museums
  • Museo Casa de los Tiros

    Calle Pavaneras, 19

    Museums
  • Casa Museo Max Moreau

    Camino Nuevo de San Nicolás, 12

    Museums Landmarks
  • Parque de las Ciencias

    Avenida de la Ciencia, S/N

    Museums Landmarks
  • Casa Museo Manuel de Falla

    Calle Antequeruela Alta, 11

    Museums Landmarks
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  • Eurosalon 2004

    Avenida Dilar, 22

    Amusement Parks
  • Fun Park

    Paseo Lagunas de Cameros Nº1

    Amusement Parks Landmarks
  • Automaticos Orenes

    Christian Andersen, 2

    Amusement Parks
  • Party Guay

    Paseo del Violón,, S/N

    Amusement Parks
  • Fun Park

    Paseo Laguna de Cameros, 1

    Amusement Parks
  • Automaticos Salobreña

    Avenida de Dilar, 52

    Amusement Parks
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  • Tetería Alfaguara

    Calderería Nueva, 7

    Restaurants Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars
  • Sancho

    Calle Tablas, 16

    Middle Eastern Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars
  • Bar Teruel

    Calle Salmon, 7

    Bars Restaurants
  • Kasbah

    Calle de la Calderería Nueva, 4

    Restaurants Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars
  • 683 Upper Club

    Paseo Laguna de Cameros, 1

    Middle Eastern Bars Night Clubs
  • Magic

    Avenida Doctor Oloriz, 25

    Restaurants Bars Music and Show Venues
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  • Salon de juegos joker

    Arabial, 43

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Bingo San Anton

    San Anton N, 4

    Casinos and Gaming
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  • Primera Flor

    Avenida Andalucía, 24

    Natural Parks
  • Congelados el Valle

    Natural Parks
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  • Triangulo

    Dog Parks
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  • Alema

    Acera de San Ildefonso, 28

    Hiking
  • Federacion Andaluza de Montañismo

    Cmno Ronda de, 101

    Hiking
  • Caldereria

    Hiking Landmarks
  • Telemark Sierra Nevada

    Plaza Andalucía, S/N

    Hiking
  • Pico Veleta

    Hiking Landmarks
  • Los Cahorros

    Landmarks Hiking
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