Mirador de San Nicolas, Granada

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Mirador de San Nicolas offers unbeatable views of the Alhambra, the city’s main tourist attraction. Stretch your legs with a walk up the hill to this popular viewpoint, located at the highest point in this part of the city, or hop on one of many minibuses regularly operating in the area for a less strenuous sightseeing experience. The advantage of this location is that it’s free and open 24 hours a day. Whatever time of day you’re there, take plenty of photos, but be sure to mingle with the crowds to soak up the atmosphere and take in the local culture. Use our Granada tour itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Mirador de San Nicolas and other attractions in Granada.
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  • It was a long and upward climb to reach this place. Not good for unfit people. The view is lovely but this saturday there were sooo many tourists that it was hard to photograph the view. 
    It was a long and upward climb to reach this place. Not good for unfit people. The view is lovely but this saturday there were sooo many tourists that it was hard to photograph the view.  more »
  • A little bit of an uphill hike to get here but nice for the views of the Alhambra. The Albaicin neighborhood is nice to visit. If you are up for it, walk quite a bit further uphill to the Mirador de.....  more
    A little bit of an uphill hike to get here but nice for the views of the Alhambra. The Albaicin neighborhood is nice to visit. If you are up for it, walk quite a bit further uphill to the Mirador de.....  more »
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  • Location: Best view to the Alhambra - Under the sun (wear protection) Access - Easy access can go through bus from the city 31-32 (I believe) Budget: Free Crowd - Crowded around noon and could be at sunset. Will recommend in the morning When it's beautiful you can see the top of the mountain with the snow. Big blue sky. Gone there in the morning but it's also beautiful at night during sunset. Will certainly recommend to go there and spend time just looking at the breathtaking landscape.
  • Amazing views. Both during the day and the night, great point for star gazing. You can see the Alhambra and a big part of Granada from here. You can visit the little church on the Viewpoint for free (See picture). Not the best spot for sunsets or sunrises as the sun in/out fades behind buildings.

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