What to Visit in Granada

What to Visit in Granada

The Alhambra

The Alhambra

The Alhambra is a palace that functioned as a fortress in southern Spain, which was built during the Islamic era in Granada. Now it is a museum, one of the most famous and most visited places in Spain. Originally it was built as a palace, woven from light and water, it was built for pleas

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Generalife Gardens

Generalife Gardens

The Generalife Gardens, located in the northern part of the Alhambra Palace complex, used to be the country residence of the emirs belonging to the Nasrid dynasty who ruled Granada in the 13th-14th centuries. They are located on the Serro del Sol hill, a perfect complement to the enormous

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Granada Cathedral

Granada Cathedral

The Cathedral of Granada was built on the site of the destroyed Great Mosque, whose remains - La Madrasa - are in front of the Royal Chapel. There was once a 14th century Islamic madrasah, later rebuilt in the Baroque style and now part of the University of Granada (however, there is a won

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The Madrasah of Granada

The Madrasah of Granada

The Madrasah of Granada is in front of the Royal Chapel. It is currently the headquarters of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Our Lady of Sorrows, belonging to the University of Granada. Originally it was the seat of the oldest university in Spain, founded in 1349 by Emir Yusuf I of

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Nasrid palace of Dar al-Orrah

Nasrid palace of Dar al-Orrah

The Dar al-Orra Palace is a Nasrid palace located in the Albaicín area. It was built in the 15th century on the site of an old 11th century Syrian palace. Its name in Arabic translates as the Queen's House. It was once the home of Queen Aisha, Boabdil's mother. Later, the king lived

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The Alcaicería market

The Alcaicería market

The Arab Alcaicería Market is one of the oldest markets in Granada. It existed in times of Islamic Spain, when silk was actively marketed here, but in 1843 it was completely burned, but later it was rebuilt with a slightly different look. In the course of the reconstruction work,

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Sleeping In Granada

Sleeping In Granada

Even just for its backdrops, Granada is worth visiting, it is located in front of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. But Granada also has a special history. It was the last bastion of the Islamic caliphate that extended through much of southern Spain, being finally conquered in 1492. It

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