Granada’s art and culture

Cultural heritage


Abén Humeya House


This house dates back to the 16th century and used to belong to Fernando de Córdoba y Valor, Abén Humeya, the first leader of the Moorish rebellion in La Alpujarras (1568-1570). He was killed by the rebels themselves within a [...]

Abrigo de Luis Martínez


Here you can see Traces of rock painting. The remains dating back to the Neolithic period and the Bronze Age have been uncovered showing interesting schematic paintings.

Albaycín neighbourhood


This neighbourhood is located near the fortress around which the town was built. The Christian cemetery was moved to this part of the town in 1788 and remained there until 1898, when the current cemetery was inaugurated. The viewpoint, 98 [...]

Andalusian tearooms


Around the Albaicín district and the city centre you will be able to find some places where you can experience the Moorish influence on the region. Andalusian teahouses are dotted along Calle Calderería Nueva and Calle Calderería Vieja; perfect settings [...]

Aqueduct of the Canal de Cacín


This aqueduct, the Acueducto del Canal de Cacín, highlights the hydrological tradition of Cijuela. The aqueduct itself is of architectural interest and dates back to the mid-20th century.

Arab Baths in La Zubia

La Zubia

The Arab Baths in La Zubia are located in a building known as the House of Fear. They are in fairly good condition and exhibit some interesting Moorish ruins. The baths date back to the 12th and 13th centuries and [...]

Arab castle

Jérez del Marquesado

This Arab castle was built between the 13th and 15th centuries but today only parts of its walls and one tower remain. There are other three square medieval towers dotted around this municipality, one in the town and two nearby. [...]

Arab watchtower

Torre Cardela

This tower was built in the Nasrid period, probably in the 14th century. It was used as a defensive building and a watchtower. It is made of stone and is hollow inside, although originally it would have had two floors. [...]

Arab watchtowers


These are three isolated towers from which dangers and potential attacks could be spotted. The Torre de Tarahal or Amarga, was reinforced in the 16th century. It is cylindrical and its Southern half is in ruins. The Teón or Albarrani [...]

Arab water cisterns


These hydraulic infrastructures that date back to the 11th century are part of the heritage of Gorafe.

Archaeological site in Castellón Alto


Remains from the Argar culture dating back to 1800 BC have been found on this archaeological site. It had three construction phases. Numerous double burial graves have also been discovered here. The original settlement is partially reconstructed and is open [...]

Archaeological site of La Peña de Bartolo


The site is located in the Cerro del Castillejo and popularly known as La Peña de Bartolo. It is here that archaeological remains were discovered proving the existence of a settlement before the Mozarabic period. Next to the ruins of [...]

Archaeological site-Cerro de la Encina


This Agaric site is located in the area of Las Huertas, where there was an important settlement consisting of a village and a fortress. Studies by the University of Granada have shown that this is one of the most important [...]

Archaeological sites


Human settlements have been found dating back to the earliest prehistoric times, including the Bronze Age, in the town of Dílar. In 1850, a hunter found a dolmen from the prehistoric period, surrounded by a cromlech formed by large stones.

Archeological site Ventas del Nacimiento


This is a welcoming and refreshing place for people and animals. It was here that there was a resting place, La Venta, along the Camino Real de Granada. It was probably erected on the site of a Roman building judging [...]