Top Historical Places in Granada

Historical Places in Granada - Witness the History of 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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    List of Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Granada

    Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Granada.

  • Alhambra

    #1 of 35 Historical 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

  • Generalife

    #2 of 35 Historical 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

  • Mirador De San Nicolas

    #3 of 35 Historical Things To Do in Granada
    Mirador De San Nicolas

    Tags: View Point, Walking Area, Streets

    Address: Espaldas de San Nicolas, 9, 18010 Granada, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The view: that’s all that matters here. It’s quite a walk from the town, but the end result is more than worth it.  Twisted, narrow and cobbled streets will lead you to fantastic view...Read more

  • Albayzin

    #4 of 35 Historical 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

  • Palacios Nazaries

    #5 of 35 Historical Things To Do in Granada
    Palacios Nazaries

    Tags: Palace, Architecture

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

    Timings: 08:30 am - 11:30 pm Details

    The Palacios Nazaries is the crown jewel of Alhambra and offers a peek into the royal residential palace. The Moorish architecture with stunning Stuccowork, carved wooden celling and ‘muqarnas&r...Read more

  • Carrera Del Darro

    #6 of 35 Historical Things To Do in Granada
    Carrera Del Darro

    Tags: Walking Area, Streets

    Address: Carrera del Darro, 18010 Granada, Spain ‎

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Romance. That one word sums up the entire experience of this scenic and historic walk. It’s leafy, quaint, clean and absolutely charming. Little shoppes and cafes line up the entire walk fr...Read more

  • Palacio De La Madraza

    #7 of 35 Historical Things To Do in Granada
    Palacio De La Madraza

    Tags: Archaeological Site

    Address: Calle Oficios, 14, 18001 Granada, Spain

    Timings: 10:30 am - 07:45 pm Details

    A mosque school established by the Nasrid monarch Yusuf I in the mid 14th century, the Palacio de la Madraza is where may renowned teachers have taught and many students have grown to be popular icons...Read more

  • Granada Cathedral

    #8 of 35 Historical 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

  • Carmen De Los Martires

    #9 of 35 Historical Things To Do in Granada
    Carmen De Los Martires

    Tags: Monument

    Address: Palacio de la Alhambra, Calle de Antequeruela Alta, s/n, 18009 Granada, Spain

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

    The Carmen de los Martires, located near the Alhambra forest, was originally a convent founded by Queen Isabel during the early 19th century. The convent was destroyed in 1842. Today, the place’...Read more

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