Abadía del SacromonteGranada
This abbey, inspired by El Escorial, was built in the 17th century. It was as an important cultural and religious centre. It was commissioned by the Jesuit Archbishop of Granada Pedro de Castro Cabeza de Vaca y Quiñones to the [...]
The Albaicín quarter was declared a World Heritage Site in 1984. It is the original core of the town of Granada and still maintains the captivating magic of its Moorish past.
This is the oldest part of the Alhambra. It was the defensive area of the complex, where the army was garrisoned. Mohammed I built a wall around the castle and built three towers: the Torre del Homenaje, the Torre de [...]
This large building used to be an Arab fortress. The façade faces out onto the main town square. It has a coat of arms over the door, although this was added later. In the inside there is a bread oven, [...]
In its time this was an unconquerable fortress. Today only a few stretches of its wall and a few towers remain. It was built in three phases: the first between the 11th and 12 centuries, the second in the later [...]
The Alcazaba, the military and administrative centre of the large medieval town, still maintains its ruinous look from the times of Philipp II. The town was first built in 895 and continued to expand until the 18th century.
Alcazaba de GuadixGuadix
The Alcazaba de Guadix is famous for the excellent views you can get from its towers. From here you can see the town’s Las Cuevas neighbourhood from above. This Arab castle dates back to the 10th and 11th centuries and [...]
Alcazaba de las Siete TorresOrce
This fortress was first built at the beginning of the 11th century marking one of the borders of the Taifas kingdoms. It received its name because of the great number of towers it had when it was initially built. Towards [...]
This Almohad palace was built in the 13th century in the time of the caliph al-Muntasir. However, it was later remodelled by the Nasrid rulers. It was a place built for members of the court to relax and enjoy themselves, [...]
Alhama CastleAlhama de Granada
This castle was built on an ancient Arabian citadel. It is made of irregular stone and was rebuilt in the early part of last century. It is located in the centre of town. It is privately owned and is not [...]
Antigua Casa de CabildosLoja
The Antigua Casa de Cabildos is located in the Plaza de la Constitución, the historic centre of this Renaissance town. It was the headquarters of Loja’s town council for 437 years, from its construction in 1490 until 1927, the year [...]
Arab bathsCogollos Vega
Located close to the Calle del Baño, in the lot corresponding to number 12 and 14, you will find the ruins of baths dating back to the 12th and 14th centuries. In the house number 14 there are three rooms [...]
Arab baths in FerreiraFerreira
These Arab baths are located in the northern part of town. They were built in the 13th or 14th century and are an excellent example of modest rural baths. The floors are divided into three corridors running from north to [...]
Arab baths of Alhama de GranadaAlhama de Granada
The Balneario de Alhama is a monument of great historical interest. The balneario is a perfectly preserved set of baths dating back to the 12th century built by the Arabs.
Arab baths of BazaBaza
These baths date back to the 13th century (Almohad period). They are laid out in three main halls and are an excellent example of urban baths connected to a mosque, now the Iglesia de Santiago church. These baths were situated [...]