Alhambra, Granada


Alhambra means the red or crimson castle from the Arabic root, this is because of the towers and walls that surround the entire hill of La Sabica, built as a small fortress in 889 AD however the fortress was abandoned until its ruins were rebuilt in the thirteenth century by emir Mohammed ben Al-Ahmar, who …

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Parque de las Ciencias

Granada Science Park

Granada Science Park or in Spanish ‘Parque de las Ciencias’, is a Science Museum which was founded in 1990 with a new motto “A new kind of Museum” and opened to the public in 1995. The Museum holds permanent and temporary exhibitions. Situated only 1.2 miles from the south of the city centre. The Science …

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El Bañuelo

El Bañuelo

The Bañuelo baths are situated in the lower area of a private house in Carrera del Darro, which is at the foot of the Alhambra, The Arab baths is one of the few surviving building that were saved from destruction by the Catholic Monarchs. The Baths have been declared a National Monument and was restored by …

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Royal Chapel of Granada

Royal Chapel of Granada

The Royal Chapel of Granada is situated between the Granada Cathedral and the Church of Sagrario, Built in Isabelline Gothic style,  Were the Catholic Monarchs were buried. The monarchs died before the chapel was finished, and their bodies rested in the convent of the Parador Nacional de Turismo until the Royal Chapel was completed. They chose to be …

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Sacromonte Caves Museum

Sacromonte Caves Museum

The Sacromonte Caves Museum is situated in the Barranco de los Negros, in the heart of Sacromonte. The Museums purpose is to help you learn and understand the history, culture and nature of the Arab population and when the nomadic Roma began to settle in the caves. The Museum has ten caves which have been …

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Photos of Granada

Photographs of Granada

Granada is located in the southern Spain’s Andalusia region, its well known for its medieval architecture, it is also known for being the last surviving state of the medieval Al-Andalus. Information and statistics  Size Granada Province: 12,531M square meters. Mean Altitude: 662m above sea level. Density: 63 inhabitants per square meter. Average Temperature: 15C (73F). …

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