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Realejo-San Matias

A historic quarter in Granada known for its blend of Moorish architecture, vibrant tapas scene, and proximity to the Alhambra palace.

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The Realejo Quarter was the former Jewish neighborhood of Muslim Granada. Today, it’s a highly-populated residential area that is defined by its whitewashed Andalusian architecture and cármenes, large mansions with walled gardens. It’s a pleasant place to stroll and admire as you walk through a thousand years of complex history and cultural fusion, and today it is home to some of the best old-school bars and restaurants in Granada. The thriving street art scene of Granada is best felt in this district, lending Realjo a creative and edgy ambiance.

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Realejo-San Matias Articles

  • 5 Things to Do in Granada Beyond the Alhambra

    The Alhambra is one of the best cities in Spain, and it remains a powerful symbol of the country’s multicultural past. Set against the backdrop of the Sierra Nevada peaks, the ancient palace and fortress complex was constructed by the Moors who invaded the Iberian Peninsula from the 8th century onwards. Between the opulent palaces […]