Alcaicería & Plaza Bib-Rambla

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Alcaicería & Plaza Bib-Rambla information

Granada , Spain
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Just south of the Capilla Real, the Alcaicería was the Muslim silk exchange, but what you see now is a restoration after a 19th-century fire, filled with tourist shops. Just southwest of the Alcaicería is the large and picturesque Plaza Bib-Rambla . Nearby, the handsome, horseshoe-arched 14th-century Corral del Carbón was once an inn for coal dealers (hence its modern name, meaning Coal Yard). It houses a government-run crafts shop, Artespaña .