Where to see flamenco in Granada

Did you know that flamenco was declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO? This art discipline has its origins in Andalusia, the cradle of this musical genre. In this autonomous community we find different cities that are famous for excellence due to their good flamenco and the deep-rooted history of this to them. One such place is undoubtedly Granada. So if you visit this city, a must is to enjoy a good show of singing, guitar playing and dancing. Discover with us where to see the best flamenco in Granada!

The best flamenco in Granada

Granada is famous for its flamenco shows. The most famous areas to see flamenco in Granada are the Sacromonte neighborhood and the Albaicín. One stands out for its caves, and the other for its karms. The first were the dwellings in which the gypsies lived in the past. The latter are beautiful houses of Muslim origin with orchard and garden where you can find a haven of peace. In these carmenes you can find authentic flamenco “tablaos” where you can enjoy different shows every day.

Flamenco Tablao Los Jardines de Zoraya

The Zoraya Gardens is one of the best places to see flamenco in Granada. It is located in the emblematic neighborhood of the Albaicín and is the only flamenco tablao that takes place in a carmen. This one stands out for its wonderful outdoor patio with a Nasrid fountain, trees and aromatic plants. A perfect place to live an idyllic evening while enjoying a succulent dinner and the best live flamenco music in Granada.

The tablao is the best place to perform flamenco, as it is a stage with wooden boards ideal for the sound of tapping. In addition, they are places where the public is distributed around it on tables and chairs, in an intimate atmosphere that allows you to see the flamenco show up close. Jardines de Zoraya offers this possibility with several shows every evening from Monday to Sunday at 6 pm, 8 pm and 10.30 pm. The best live singing and dancing by artists with great reputation.

Some plans before going to the flamenco show

If you are going to see a flamenco show in the Albaicín, it is worthwhile to take a walk through this neighborhood first. The Albaicín is the oldest neighborhood in Granada and is located in front of the Alhambra hill. The Zoraya Gardens are located here and are surrounded by many places of interest for tourists. Some of our proposals are:

  • El Mirador de San Nicolás

This viewpoint is one of the most popular sites in the Albaicín. It offers incredible views of the Alhambra and Sierra Nevada. We recommend a visit in the late afternoon.

  • Carrera del Darro

The Carrera del Darro runs alongside the Darro River, to which it owes its name, and in turn intersects with the Paseo de los Tristes – another street well worth a stroll. It is noted for its historic buildings and two bridges: the Cabrera Bridge and the Espinosa Bridge.

  • Elvira Street

It is one of the most famous streets in this area. It stands out for its bars where you can discover the typical “tapas granaínas” and for its handicraft stores.

  • Córdova Palace

Located in the Cuesta del Chapiz, it dates back to the 16th century. XVI and is famous for its beautiful cypress gardens in which there is a beautiful promenade known as “the romantic”. It is a quite unique palace, since it combines two artistic styles: Renaissance and Mudejar at the same time.

  • El Bañuelo

Granada was under Arab domination for a long time, and when Isabella the Catholic recovered the city, she ordered the destruction of all the Arab baths, except this one and the one in the Alhambra, which are still preserved. You can take the opportunity to see this 11th century public bath before going to enjoy the flamenco show.

Los Jardines de Zoraya is one of the best places to see flamenco in Granada, due to its magnificent location and the fact that it is an authentic flamenco tablao. You can take advantage of the same day to visit the Albaicín, one of the most historic neighborhoods of the city.

In addition, our tablao brings together artists of great level that manage to transmit all the passion and art of this musical genre so characteristic of Spain. If you want to secure your place, the best thing to do is to reserve your ticket to the show in advance and a good table where you can get a close-up view of everything.

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