Sacromonte, Granada

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Many of the dwellings in Sacromonte, a neighborhood set among the mountains of Granada, are caves in which Romani people have traditionally made their homes. Visit the ethnographic museum to learn more about this traditional way of life for the Romani people and the particular customs of the caves and this neighborhood. The area is known for its particular style of flamenco dancing, so it can be an excellent spot to catch a performance. Explore also the historic Sacromonte abbey and enjoy the far-reaching views it boasts over Granada and the Alhambra. Plan your visit to Sacromonte and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Granada driving holiday site.
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  • For some, Falmenco was born in these caves, where "gitanos" (gipsies) used to live, after migrating from India to Andalucia. People said that Flamenco shows in these caves are the most authentic way.....  more »
  • Sacromonte is a very different place from the rest of Granada. It is built up on the hills, opposite the Alhambra. The views are terrific! The houses are different. The environment is also...  more »

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