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The Alhambra from the Mirador de San Nicolas - Granada, Spain
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
N 37° 10.864 W 003° 35.550
30S E 447406 N 4115123
Quick Description: The hilltop Mirador de San Nicolás is a small raised plaza that lies in front of the San Nicolás Church.
Location: Andalucía, Spain
Date Posted: 12/7/2014 1:42:00 PM
Waymark Code: WMN1HH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 2

Long Description:
This is the city’s most renowned lookout point, from where the magnificent panoramic views span the city center, the distant Sierra Nevada Mountains, the Rio Darro canyon and, most famously, the grand Alhambra palace.

The small public square is a lively place to be at all times of the day, with a handful of craftsmen setting up shop along the paving stones and a roster of street musicians and flamenco dancers on hand to entertain visitors. The most atmospheric time to arrive is at dusk, when crowds of locals and tourists turn out to watch the sunset over the palace grounds, before adjourning to the restaurants and teashops of nearby Elvira Street.
City Name: Granada

View Type: Over Land

Location Type: Natural High-Point

City Lights: yes

Distance: 0


Fee: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

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