Walls of Albaicín

Granada

In the district of Albaicín, in the centre of today’s Granada, there remain many vestiges of the fortified wall that used to surround the city. The large walls are reinforced with brick and stone. Some parts of the wall date [...]

Monasterio de San Jerónimo

Granada

The highlights of this church are the impressive vaulted coffered ceilings and the elegant cloister located next to the main gallery. Stones from the Moorish Puerta de Elvira were used to build the church. Inside, the mortal remains of Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba (known as the Gran Capitán) are preserved.

Bañuelo

Granada

These Arab baths or hammams were where locals would go to wash and take care of their body and it was also a popular meeting place. The Bañuelo dates back to the 11th century and is one of the best preserved bathhouses in Spain.

Albaicín

Granada

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.

The Alhambra

Granada

The Alhambra is a city, fortress and palace built by the kings of the Nasrid dynasty of the Kingdom of Granada. It is the symbol of Granada and is the most visited monument in Spain, a true masterpiece of Muslim art in Europe.

Monasterio de La Cartuja

Granada

The building of this monastery began in 1506, blending Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque styles. The church, the Sancta Sanctorum and Sacristy illustrate the rise of the Spanish and Andalusian Baroque style.

Capilla Real

Granada

The Catholic Kings, who saw Granada as a symbol of the unity of Spain and the Christian kingdom, ordered this Royal Chapel to be built as their final resting place.

Cathedral of Granada

Granada

The Cathedral of Granada is the first Renaissance church in Spain and is one of the finest examples of its type. The Catholic Kings began building it in 1492, intending for it to echo the Gothic style of the Cathedral in Toledo.



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