Maktub Backpackers Guesthouse

C/ Hospital Corpus Christi 7, Granada, Andalusia, 18010, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Granada

The Alhambra and Some Other Stuff

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers


... work and cook dinner.

After dinner, we made our way down the street to a converted well that now houses nightly flamenco performances in an intimate underground grotto setting. We hadn't done a cultural show or dance performance since Sri Lanka, after having done several such things in Asia, so this was a treat to do. The room was tiny, and we had two of the four front-row seats. The stage, which was only big enough for one guitarist, ...

I can walk or I can talk...

A travel blog entry by catfeet


... has it’s official opening on 19th July – just one week away. The walls have been cleaned along with the statues and it looks fantastic.

We also visited the Fortress (the oldest and original fortification of the Alhambra) which has wonderful views over Granada, then we walked back down into the town at Plaza Nueva (better to walk down than up) and to the apartment nearby. ...

La Alhambra

A travel blog entry by suegronka


... the Alhambra. The other is topped by San Nicolas Viewpoint, the best place to view the Alhambra. We were there at dusk. It is absolutely breath taking.

Our second day in Granada was dedicated to seeing the Alhambra. This was the last Moorish palace. This could be the best and most important site in all of Spain. (my humble opinion). I was surprised to find out that the Alhambra was not just a palace, it was a city of ...


A travel blog entry by laura.mallette


... this kind of construction back in that time? Also visited some other churches in the city - including Our Lady of Sorrows. Still see many nuns. Am touched as I have seen many stop to speak to the numerous street beggars often sitting outside the churches.

3/30/2011: Today's highlight was a visit to the Alhambra. Amazing - both that is was built back in the 13th and 14th century, and that it was preserved for us to marvel at today. It ...

Sangria, one way streets & sunbaking

A travel blog entry by lozza83


... a car in Madrid and started our road trip to the beaches in southern Spain. Having a car was fun in the sense you could stop where you wanted. But stressful in the sense it’s driving in a foreign country. There were a few "issues", like not being to find our way out of the carpark at the car hire place, driving up the road the wrong way, not being able to find reverse and Chris having to get out and push the car back, and we may have run into a parked ...

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This hotel, located on C/ Hospital Corpus Christi 7, Granada, is near Generalife, Granada Cathedral, Plaza Nueva, and Palace of Carlos V.
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