Albaicín World Heritage Site

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Albaicín
UNESCO World Heritage Site
El Albayzín panorama (2010).jpg
View of the Albaicín
Official nameEl Albayzín
LocationGranada Province, Spain
Part ofAlhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada
CriteriaCultural: (i), (iii), (iv)
Reference314bis-002
Inscription1984 (8th session)
Extensions1994
Coordinates37°10′54″N 3°35′54″W / 37.18167°N 3.59833°W / 37.18167; -3.59833
Albaicín is located in Spain
Albaicín
Location of Albaicín in Spain
Typical street of the Albaicín.
Sunset downhill the Albaicín.

The Albaicín (Spanish pronunciation: [alβajˈθin]) or Albayzín (Arabic: ٱلْبَيّازِينْ‎) as it was known under Muslim rule,[disputed ] is a district of Granada, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. It retains the narrow winding streets of its Medieval Moorish past dating back to the Nasrid Kingdom of Granada. It was declared a World Heritage Site in 1984, along with the Alhambra.


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