Granada is best known as the home of the awe-inspiring Alhambra, an imposing, red-hued palace and fortress complex, and one of the finest surviving examples of Moorish architecture on the planet. But there's much more to this sun-kissed Spanish city than legendary landmarks.

Lose yourself in its maze-like cobbled streets and you'll stumble across chic boutiques selling local fashion and artisan homewares, and bustling bars where you can sink ice-cold beers and graze on tasty tapas. If you're hankering for a more substantial meal, there's an abundance of warmly welcoming restaurants serving succulent seafood paella and other irresistible local specialties.

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  • 10 Best Places to Go Shopping in Granada

    These best places to go shopping in Granada help make the city at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains one of Andalusia's top retail therapy destinations. You can find vibrant shopping avenues, colorful Arabic taracea (marquetry) and handicraft stores, and modern shopping malls, all within easy walking distance of the historic center. Granada’s big bazaar and Albaicín quarter should be...

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Where to go & what to do at night in Granada

  • 10 Best Things to Do After Dinner in Granada

    The best things to do after dinner in Granada underscore the city's storied history and vibrant culture. Centuries of diverse influence from around Europe and North Africa have left the city's streets a patchwork of Moorish teahouses, fiery flamenco clubs, artistic cafes, basement bars in historic buildings, global street food, and so much more. From late-night museum openings to world-beating concert...

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  • Granada Travel Essentials

    Our Granada Travel Essentials lays out the essential information you need to help planning your trip to one of the most popular destinations in Spain. No matter how frequently you travel, some questions will always need answers: What’s the weather like? How can I get from the airport to my hotel? What currency and type of plug do I need?...

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