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Things to do in Granada

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
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 Cathedral and the Royal Chapel of Granada is a Renaissance monument of great importance. The tomb of the Catholic Monarchs is a must-see for its uniqueness”
  • 92 locals recommend
Nature
“Must see if you are in Granada. Plaza viewing out over the Alhambra palace.”
  • 87 locals recommend
Church
“Amazing neighbourhood. you can watch live flamenco shows and see the caves. Bus from next to my apt goes to the top of Granada where you can see best views of Granada. Its called Mirador De San Miguel. From there, you can walk down and see beautiful Alhambra in front and reach Sacromente neighbourhood. its a great walk and you can have wine and flamenco there.”
  • 84 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! ”
  • 71 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. ”
  • 61 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“This is the origin of Granada. Still have the middle age shape but with heritage from each century to nowadays. ”
  • 57 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
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
Neighborhood
“Without a doubt one of the most beautiful old towns in Andalucia, the legendary Gypsie quarter in the city of Granada. ”
  • 59 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Magnifico restaurante y buen tapeo. Especialidad en ensaladilla rusa y las espectaculares croquetas caseras.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Plaza
“Beautiful plaza -- you must visit!. Plaza bonita -- es imprescindible verla :) ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Church
“some royal or religious paintings (botticelli etc) and Catholic king and Queen personal objects.”
  • 47 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.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Theater
“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
Nightclub
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“La discoteca más famosa de la ciudad, varias plantas y salas con música de todo tipo”
  • 38 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Spanish Restaurant
“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! ”
  • 71 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“best tapas ever. Been there for more than 100 years. Try homemade vermuth or tabla caliente.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Magnifico restaurante y buen tapeo. Especialidad en ensaladilla rusa y las espectaculares croquetas caseras.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Turistic area but you will feel like a local. cheap and amazing traditional food. Try the bull tale croquetas...”
  • 50 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
“Phone: 958 286 925 -Located in Mirador de San Nicolás, in front of the Alhambra, it offers the best atmosphere to enjoy the surrounding space and the delights of our menu. Traditional Andalusian cuisine and its own creation, with the best ingredients and selection of wines from the land. Situado en el Mirador de San Nicolás, frente a la Alhambra, brinda el mejor ambiente para deleitarse con el espacio circundante y con las delicias de nuestra carta. Cocina tradicional andaluza y de creación propia, con los mejores ingredientes y selección de vinos de la tierra.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Bar
“Great drink and tapas as well a gastropub food with live music most nights.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
“Amazing restaurant in an old Carmen in the Albaicin with garden and views of the Alhambra.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
“The home of real Flamenco in Granada - contact us for advance tickets at a discount.”
  • 26 locals recommend

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