This section doesn’t currently include any content. Add content to this section using the sidebar.

viewpoint of the churra

Mirador de la churra

The Mirador de la Churra is one of the most impressive places in Granada, and yet it is a corner little known by tourists. In this article, we take you to discover this hidden gem of the city, located in the Churra neighborhood, and we tell you everything you need to know to visit it.

What is the Churra Viewpoint?

The Mirador de la Churra is a natural balcony that offers spectacular views of the Albaicín, the historic center of Granada, and the Alhambra. The original name of the viewpoint is Yûrra, and it is located in the Churra neighborhood, located on the Al-Sabika hill, on the left bank of the Darro river.

How to get to the Churra Viewpoint?

To get to the Mirador de la Churra, it is advisable to walk from the center of the city. From Plaza Nueva, take Elvira street and continue along Cuesta de los Chinos until you reach Paseo de los Tristes. From there, continue up through the Churra neighborhood until you reach the viewpoint.

Another option is to take the number 31 bus from Plaza Nueva to the Alhambra stop, and from there walk to the viewpoint.

What can be seen from the Mirador de la Churra?

From the Mirador de la Churra, you can see impressive views of the Albaicín, the oldest and most picturesque neighborhood in Granada, as well as the historic center of the city. You can also see the gardens of the Alhambra, the Generalife and the Palace of Carlos V.

What is near the Mirador de la Churra?

El Mirador de la Churra is located in the heart of the La Churra neighborhood, a neighborhood of narrow and steep cobbled streets that preserves the charm of old Granada. A few meters from the viewpoint, is the Church of San Cristóbal, a small Baroque church from the 17th century.

What is the best time to visit the Mirador de la Churra?

The best time to visit the Mirador de la Churra in Granada is at sunset, when the sun begins to set and the colors of the sky blend with those of the city. At this time, the light is perfect for taking pictures and enjoying the views.

What else can you do in the Churra neighborhood?

In addition to visiting the Mirador de la Churra in Granada, the Churra neighborhood offers numerous possibilities for tourism. Here you can find numerous bars and restaurants where you can taste the local gastronomy, as well as craft and souvenir shops.

You can also visit other places of interest such as the Church of San Cristóbal, the Max Moreau House-Museum, or the Dar Al-Horra Palace, a 15th-century palace house located on the top of the Sabika hill.

see location