Plaza del Carmen, Granada

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  • August 20, 2017
    Modern square built on the site of the former convento del Carmen. It now houses the city square that stands out for the curious monument at the top of the façade. Intrigued I checked and found out that it's called "el precise moment" and would symbolize a moment of joy. To see briefly.
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  • August 7, 2017
    And elegant square not particularly worthy of note if not for the odd sculpture on the municipal building that caught my attention. A huge tailed horse trotting on bronze balls wearing a bandaged man. .. Who will explain me the meaning?
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  • June 2, 2017
    While roaming in the busy city center of Granada, this is a nice resting place at a central location. One can sit for a while, have a drink and plant the next move. There is nothing special in the pla...  more »

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Granada is built in a valley looking up to the majestic Alhambra, and most visitors choose to stay where the view can be admired. Plaza Nueva, just down the hill from the Alhambra entry gates, constitutes the touristic center of the city. Many of the famous free-tapas bars and lively restaurants line this famous plaza, as well as a number of small hotels and apartment rentals. Found directly behind the plaza are the city's two historical old Moorish quarters, Albayzín and El Sacramonte, which are characterized by their narrow winding streets and picturesque whitewashed buildings. Here you'll find a number of charming hotels with hillside views of the Alhambra and city center.
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