Walk this way for an atmospheric stroll through the old Moorish quarter and some fantastic views at the end. From Plaza Nueva ... More
De Plaza Nueva al Mirador de San Nicolás
Walk this way for an atmospheric stroll through the old Moorish quarter and some fantastic views at the end. From Plaza Nueva head along Calle Elvira briefly before turning up right, through the exotic sights and smells of the new Arabic quarter, to Plaza de San Miguel Bajo and its 16th-century church. It stands on the site of a mosque and you can still see a Moorish well, set in the facade. It's surrounded by Santa Isabel la Real Convent on one side and Dar-al-Horra Palace on the other. Carry on past the convent to San Nicolás Square where you get the best views possible of the Alhambra and the mountains in the distance.
A humble little hermitage was built between the river and the old city in a fishing area as a sign
to sailors that the city was not far away. The hermitage was dedicated to Saint Nicolas de Bari, patron ...
This 16th century hospital still fulfils its original purpose: to cure the sick. It's worth visiting both the beautiful Renaissance
style patios inside, with their trees, frescoes and ceramic tiles. The rest of the building is for the use ...
Ex US President Bill Clinton said that he saw the prettiest sunset in his life from up here. He didn't
lie. The views over the Alhambra and the Generalife Gardens with the Sierra Nevada mountains in the background are ...