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Nice gate that's worth a look if you are in the area, the area itself is worth a look with some nice shops and buildings, but don't go specially. Elvira, the road it is on, is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 June 2016
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Ayr, United Kingdom
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Algiers, Algeria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During the Muslim domination, it was the most important gate of the city of Granada which was built in the 9th century. I keep a very nice memory since by luck (I was lost in the streets of Granada), I discovered a concert of Andalous music which transported me to remote time!

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Malaga, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Puerta de Elvira is a gateway to the city that was constructed by the Moors. It is still impressive and it is thought that the Moors constructed it in 9th century.

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Puerta de Elvira is an Arab relic. It was the principal gate to the old city. Now it's known as Arco de Elvira by people of Granada.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Nice gate that's worth a look if you are in the area, the area itself is worth a look with some nice shops and buildings, but don't go specially. Elvira, the road it is on, is worth a walk along the gate being at the less touristy end

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New Jersey
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

If you want to say you passed thru the same gate as Isabella And Ferdinand, then this is it. No markings or historical information at the site. Will only take a moment to do it.

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Lebanon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

On your way to visit Al Hambra take a couple of minutes in the square for a look on the gate and continue your way to Alhambra the main destination .

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Mallorca, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Fascinating! It looks like Morocco (Fes or Marrakech) but you're in the middle of Granada. Don't miss it!

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Mijas, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

The impressive Puerta de Elvira is one of the primary entrances into Granada and one of the oldest, with elements indicating IXth century origins. The fortified entrance appears to have been constructed during the XIth century and integrated with the adjoining walls and entrances of Puerta Monaita to the east and to the south east Puerta del Sulfuro de Antimonio;... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

Pause for two minutes on your way to Alhambra or if your walking through elivera street to have a look on this gate from the Moorish era

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Windsor, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

One of the Gates to the City, Moorish Design, Picture Moment Connects Elvira Street and another main street with lots of quaint shops

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