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Gold prospectors


Who did not dream as a kid after watching a Western film to yell “Eureka! I’ve found gold!” after finding a gold seam? It is important to keep in mind that the mountains

Gold prospectors2019-10-22T11:11:32+01:00

Magic atmosphere


It is understandable why many painters from different art styles decided to capture the Albayzín in their canvas, as well as professional photographers or just selfie-lovers from all over the world. They were enchanted

Magic atmosphere2019-10-21T09:10:38+01:00



Albayzín will delight each one of your senses Sight:The allure of the Alhambra can be contemplated from different viewpoints of the Albayzín but, without any doubt, this marvellous view does not eclipse the




In the 1980s new residents began to arrive and the impulse to heritage conservation began. The population bleeding is stabilized with the arrival of the 21st century. But soon the first


Albayzín & Painters


El Albayzín. Inspiración de pintores (The Albayzín. An inspiration for painters) is the title of the book coordinated by Francisco Jiménez Rodríguez for Granada City Council in 2004. The culture department of the Residents’

Albayzín & Painters2019-10-22T10:41:59+01:00

A colourful education


Centro Ave María Casa Madre Andrés Manjón was a Spanish priest and educator whose magnum opus was founding Ave María Schools. These schools differ greatly from those Andrés Manjón

A colourful education2019-10-22T11:16:21+01:00

The Albayzín’s tourism challenges


Tourism, in particular in a district with such characteristics, is an essential source of income, an opportunity for development but at the same time, it could become a burden for cohabitation and a

The Albayzín’s tourism challenges2019-10-21T08:59:15+01:00

Museo Arqueológico


This archaeological museum is reopening with the exhibition Tesoros del Museo Arqueológico de Granada (Treasures of Granada Archaeological Museum). This museum is in the middle of the Albayzín and it is located in Casa

Museo Arqueológico2019-10-21T13:53:20+01:00

Palacio Dar al-Horra


The territory in the Peninsula under Muslim control was named Al-Andalus. The arrival of Muslims brought with it plenty of scientific knowledge, which reached the Peninsula and spread from there to the rest of

Palacio Dar al-Horra2019-10-21T13:56:26+01:00

Residents and culture


Since the beginning, the main purpose of the association was to increase the cultural level of the district” affirmed Lola Boloix, the head of the recently defunct Resident’s Association of the Lower Albayzín. Without

Residents and culture2019-12-18T19:02:44+01:00
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