Other places that the poet mentions in his speech are the Jewish quarter, the Realejo quarter, the Plaza de Bibrambla, the Elvira Street… The latter appears in some of Lorca’s texts, for example in the popular couplet in Doña Rosita la soltera (Doña Rosita the Spinster): “Granada, la calle Elvira,[Granada, Elvira Street] /donde viven las manolas [where the well-dressed women live], /las que se van a la Alhambra, [those who go to the Alhambra] /las tres y las cuatro solas” [three and four alone].
At the end of Elvira Street there is an Arabic arch which is also mentioned in one of his texts (Gazelle of the morning market, from Divan del Tamarit: “Por el arco de Elvira [“Through the arch of Elvira] / quiero verte pasar, [I want to see you pass], / para saber tu nombre [to know your name] / y ponerme a llorar…” [and start crying…”]. Elvira Street was a very important road in Granada until the 19th century, before the construction of the Gran Vía de Colón. It was an exit from the city to the Vega in Arab times. The German traveler Hieronymus Münzer, when he left two years after the capture of the city by the Catholic Monarchs, found that the land in front was occupied by a large Muslim cemetery (Gibson; Poet in Granada, Ediciones B, Barcelona, 2015, pp. 128-129). At the end of Elvira Street, on the corner of Plaza Nueva, lived Emilia Llanos, a great friend of the poet.