Sacromonte, Granada

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Many of the dwellings in Sacromonte, a neighborhood set among the mountains of Granada, are caves in which Romani people have traditionally made their homes. Visit the ethnographic museum to learn more about this traditional way of life for the Romani people and the particular customs of the caves and this neighborhood. The area is known for its particular style of flamenco dancing, so it can be an excellent spot to catch a performance. Explore also the historic Sacromonte abbey and enjoy the far-reaching views it boasts over Granada and the Alhambra. Plan your visit to Sacromonte and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Granada driving holiday site .
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  • We took a walk(steep uphill) to Sacromonte and were rewarded with fantastic views and a refreshing beer and tapas in a bar hewn into the rocks of the “sacred mountain” well worth the exercise  more »
  • The district of cave houses which is now very much a tourist attraction. It is a lovely though rather uphill walk from Granada downtown. Public minibuses are always an option, if one is not fit enough...  more »
  • This area is easy to reach from Granada, being a relatively short walk of about 15-20 minutes for anyone who is reasonably fit along the river front. Regular busses also go to this area for the less f...  more »
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