Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Granada

Granada is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Granada one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Granada is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Granada or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Granada. Explore the historical monuments of Granada with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Granada guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Granada page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Granada with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Alhambra

    #1 of 35 Historical Places 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 35 Historical Places 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 35 Historical Places 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. Granada Cathedral

    #4 of 35 Historical Places 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

  5. Plaza Nueva

    #5 of 35 Historical Places 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

  6. Fundación Rodríguez-Acosta

    #6 of 35 Historical Places 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

  7. Calle Navas

    #7 of 35 Historical Places 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

  8. Calle Elvira

    #8 of 35 Historical Places in Granada
    Calle Elvira

    Tags: Streets

    Address: Calle Elvira, 18010 Granada, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A small street filled with colourful shops that sell Moroccan items, the Calle Elvira’s charm multiplies after the sun goes down. Evening bring this place to life when all the lamps in the shops...Read more

  9. Puerta De Elvira

    #9 of 35 Historical Places in Granada
    Puerta De Elvira

    Tags: Walking Area, Historical Site

    Address: Calle Acera Merced, s/n, 18010 Granada, Spain.

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 transformatio...Read more

  10. Murallas Del Albayzin

    #10 of 35 Historical Places in Granada
    Murallas Del Albayzin

    Tags: Historical Site, Tower

    Address: Ctra. de Murcia, 47, 18010 Granada, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Murallas del Albayzin consists of the fortress walls that date back from the 11th to the 14th century. The remnant walls gives a peek into the old fortification of early Granada and offers a view ...Read more

  11. Plaza De Toros

    #11 of 35 Historical Places in Granada
    Plaza De Toros

    Tags: Arena, Architecture

    Address: Calle Dr. Mesa Moles, 2, 18012 Granada, Spain

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Plaza de Toros was built in 1928 and designed by architect Angel Casas in neomudejar style. The Plaza consist of three floors and seats 14,500 people at a time. The Bullfights here are the highlig...Read more

  12. Museum Of Fine Arts

    #12 of 35 Historical Places in Granada
    Museum Of Fine Arts

    Tags: Art Museum, Architecture , Sculpture

    Address: Calle Real de la Alhambra, 1T, 18009 Granada, Spain

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Museum of Fine arts is a rare treat for art lovers and has probably one of the rarest collection of religious art. The place has 17th century oil paintings, well maintained sculptures and abstract...Read more

  13. Calle Acera Del Darro

    #13 of 35 Historical Places in Granada
    Calle Acera Del Darro

    Tags: Walking Area, Food And Drinks, Neighborhoods , Streets

    Address: Calle Acera del Darro, 18005 Granada, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Acera del Darro is named after the river Darro and is one of the busiest neighbourhoods in the city. The street is a popular spot for the shops and eateries around the place. The sidewalks, along ...Read more

  14. Alcazaba

    #14 of 35 Historical Places in Granada
    Alcazaba

    Tags: Landmark, Historical Site

    Address: Calle Real de la Alhambra, Granada, Spain

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

    The Alcazaba is the oldest part of Alhambra and was used for military purposes. The ‘Vela’ watchtower overlooks the whole neighbourhood along with the Quebrada, Homenaje, Cubo and Adarguer...Read more

  15. Silla Del Moro

    #15 of 35 Historical Places in Granada
    Silla Del Moro

    Tags: View Point, Historical Site

    Address: Paseo del Generalife, 1B, 18009 Granada, Spain

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

    The La Silla Del Moro waslookout point used by the Military for surveillance. The whole place was left in ruins and in the 20thcentury was restored to relive the history of the city of Granada. The st...Read more

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