Granada’s art and culture

Viewpoints in Granada

You can get to know Granada by wandering through its narrow streets, trying the tapas in its bars or visiting its monuments, but there is also another way to explore and understand the city, namely by enjoying the amazing views from its many viewpoints (miradores).

The view from the Mirador de San Nicolás, with the Alhambra in the background, is found on hundreds of postcards. From the Mirador de los Carvajales and the Mirador de Santa Isabel la Real you can see an amazing panorama of domes and towers. From the Mirador de San Cristóbal you’ll see the snowy peaks of the Sierra Nevada, the fertile plains and the city walls.


End of the World Viewpoint


Located in Beas de Guadix, this outcrop is the perfect place to enjoy excellent views of the deserts and badlands of the north of the province of Granada. With the peaks of the Sierra Nevada in the background, from here [...]

Mirador de Granada


This viewpoint is located on the road leading up to the Alhambra, near to the carpark. From here you get the best views of the city of Granada and the surrounding plains.

Mirador de Los Carvajales


This viewpoint is hidden in the secluded Placeta of Carvajal in the lower part of the Albaicín district. It is very close to the Calle Calderería and the teahouses. Here you can get magnificent views of the Alhambra and the [...]

Mirador de San Cristóbal


This viewpoint is located in the upper part the Albaicín district, next to the Iglesia de San Cristóbal. From here you get fantastic views of the Alhambra, the Sierra Nevada and the city of Granada. From this high position you [...]

Mirador de San Miguel Alto


It is the highest viewpoint in Granada. From here you get some amazing panoramic views of the city, the Albaicín district and its walls, the Alhambra and the Sierra Nevada. You get to it after a long, steep walk, but [...]

Mirador de San Nicolás


It is located in the heart of the Albaicín neighbourhood next to one of the oldest mosques of the ancient Muslim city. It is the most iconic viewpoint in Granada. It offers a complete view of the Alhambra, the Sierra [...]

Mirador de Santa Isabel la Real


Located in a newly built square next to the Monasterio de Santa Isabel la Real, the views from here are similar to the ones from the nearby Mirador de San Nicolas. However, from here you get a better perspective of [...]


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