When you visit Granada, don’t miss the chance to take a stroll in one of the most beautiful and romantic streets of the city: the “Carrera del Darro”

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Don’t leave Granada without taking a walk at Carrera del Darro. Photo by Ollyester @flickr.

Carrera del Darro in  Granada has almost 1 kilometer of lenght, always at one side of the river. It’s one of the most charming promenades of the city because when you’re walking, you get to see nice views of the historic buildings, as well as the natural attraction of Granada. The best view, without a doubt, is over the Alhambra, surrounded by the green mountains of La Sierra.

Carrera del Darro in  Granada  has several bridges over the river. One of then is known as the Cabrera bridge, located very near to the Plaza Nueva, and connects with the Almonzora neighbourhood. The second one is the Espinosa bridge, that connects the neighbourhooods of the Churra with the Albaicin. Walking a little more, the Carrera del Darro joins with the Paseo del Padre Manjon, more known as the Paseo de los Triste s, right on the Chirimias bridge.

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Photo by JeffWest15 @flickr.

This is a very important place for the tourism in Granada, and here at Carrera del Darro you will find some of the best terraces in the city and some good Cafes. There are also more formal restaurants, like the Ruta del Azafran restaurant, considered as one of the best in town.

Some of the works more representative of the Architecture of Granada that you will admire in this promenade are the Santa Ana church, the Arab Baths and the Archeologic Museum of Granada.

If after strolling at Carrera del Darro you feel a bit of hunger, don’t miss the chance to visit the Monastery of San Bernardino (at Gloria street), where you’ll find sweet pastries, shortbread and marzipan.  So, there are plenty of nice things to do in Granada, when you take a stroll at Carrera del Darro… What are you waiting for to come here?

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