Alhambra / Granada
..is a huge castle- and palace are located on a hill in the Andalucian city Granada and is a unique preserved monument within the western islamic architecture. Alhambra was mainly built by the Moric dynasty during 13.th- until the end of 14.th century.
Alhambra was the last of moric fortresses in Spain that kept up against Christianity. Granada and Alhambra were conquered by Isabella and Ferdinand 1492.
1870 Alhambra became a national cultural monument in Spain and 1984 Alhambra was set up on the world heritage of Unesco together with the close by located garden Generalife and the district Albiacin on the hill beside Alhambra
One reaches Alhambra by car in less than 1 hr. You can´t miss it as the palace is clearly visible.
While you are in Granada, why not stroll through the Marocain district with its narrow alleys up to the top and enjoy an ice cream or a drink overlooking the impressive palace from a distance.
It´s worth the efforts of the walk through the alleys.
Booking in advance is advised, as it´s very popular.