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There are many noteworthy buildings to see in Granada. This is one of them. We used the Hop on hop off bus to move around and this is a great way to get to here

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Marie K
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County Cork, Ireland
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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190 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is just a large arch, nothing special. Good for a pic if you are passing by but don't go out of your way.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started our walk in Albayzin from here. The streets are very narrow, lots of stairs all going up...

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County Cork, Ireland
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71 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

There are many noteworthy buildings to see in Granada. This is one of them. We used the Hop on hop off bus to move around and this is a great way to get to here

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Thank Marie K
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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

The arch itself is in pretty good shape and intresting to see. The area behind it is not that pretty, but a good place to taste the lifestyle of Granada city dwellers. Some eclectic flavor in the the pkaces in this zone. Would I make a special trip to see the arch? No. But if I'm the area, it is... More 

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Paris, France
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2,060 reviews
1,580 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 880 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Not worth going there on purpose. You may pass in front of it after leaving Gran Via de Colon and climbing to visit the Alabizin area.

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Thank sipivu
Oxford, United Kingdom
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271 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Actually I really like this gate, so I'm trying to pass it every day if possible - it's not special, but it gives you the idea of how old the city is and creates a really nce atmosphere.

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Thank leuveen
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

One of the landmarks in Granada, so much history behind, it is worth it to have a read of the sign explaining history.

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Brevard, North Carolina
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148 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Unless you are a history or architecture buff, this really isn't worth going a long distance to see, but worth going past if near it. It's more impressive at night than in the day.

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Thank wvlivingston
Algiers, Algeria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

During the Muslim domination, it was the most important gate of the city of Granada which was built in the 9th century. I keep a very nice memory since by luck (I was lost in the streets of Granada), I discovered a concert of Andalous music which transported me to remote time!

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Thank Esma B
Malaga, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3,097 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The Puerta de Elvira is a gateway to the city that was constructed by the Moors. It is still impressive and it is thought that the Moors constructed it in 9th century.

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