Baños Árabes El Bañuelo


Sitting by the Río Darro, this well-preserved Moorish bathhouse dates to the 11th or 12th century. Light beams into its vaulted brick rooms through octagonal star-shaped shafts, illuminating columns, capitals and marble-tiled floors. The ticket includes entrance to the Palacio de Dar-al-Horra.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Granada attractions

1. Museo Arqueológico

0.08 MILES

Relaunched in 2018 after an eight-year restoration, Granada's archaeology museum is spread across the 16th-century Casa de Castril, with its elaborate…

2. Torre de la Vela


Of the towers in the Alcazaba section of the Alhambra, the most celebrated is this, the so-called Torre de la Vela (Watchtower) where the cross and…

3. Alcazaba

0.12 MILES

Occupying the western tip of the Alhambra are the martial ramparts and towers of the Alcazaba, the site's original 13th-century citadel. The Torre de la…

4. Iglesia de Santa Ana

0.13 MILES

Off the eastern corner of Plaza Nueva, Plaza Santa Ana is dominated by this 16th-century Mudéjar church whose bell tower incorporates the minaret of the…

5. Archivo-Museo San Juan de Dios

0.14 MILES

This small museum occupies the aristocratic Casa de los Pisa where Granada's resident saint, San Juan Robles (San Juan de Díos), died in 1550. The house…

6. Plaza de Santa Ana

0.14 MILES

Plaza Nueva extends northeast into Plaza de Santa Ana, overlooked by the Iglesia de Santa Ana and its distinctive bell tower.

7. Mexuar

0.18 MILES

This 14th-century hall forms the entrance to the Palacios Nazaríes in the Alhambra. Originally, the council of ministers would have met here and the…

8. Patio del Cuarto Dorado

0.18 MILES

This Alhambra courtyard, in the Palacios Nazaríes, is where the emirs would have given audiences to their subjects. It features a small fountain and the…