"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you..." - Maya Angelou
Granada is one of the pearls of Spain, most visited by tourists from all the world. The long-time capital of Moorish Andalusia has to offer the most important reminds of this epoch in Spanish history, with the world-famous "Alhambra" at the top of the list.
|(The Quranic verses on the wall)|
Walk through beautiful gardens, charming narrow streets filled with flowers, sit down in one of those typical taverns, and breath the centuries of history around you anywhere. There are gypsies singing "Flamenco", and don't miss to visit their famous "Cuevas" - caves - in the mountain of the monastery of Sacromonte where some of them really live still nowadays making magnificent artisany. Granada's popular festivals, based as well on Moorish as Christian tradition, are most attractive.omage to Toledo's Damascene swords and knives, colorful pottery, and almond-paste marzipan.
|(Islamic historical legacy)|
The city is located at the foot of the "Sierre Nevada", Spain's highest mountain-massif with great possibilities for winter-sports. The highest peak, "Mulhacén" arrives to 3478 meters. On the other hand it is not far from the Mediterranean sea, so Granada is a great place to visit in any season.
|(Sara, Iwan and Ja in the Al-Hambra, Granada)|
The Alhambra is not only the most important, but also the best conserved Arabian palace of its epoch. The name Alhambra means "the red one" and refers to the color of the mountain on which it is built. There are two entrance doors, in the north the Puerta de las Armas and in the south the Puerta de la Justicia.
|(Al-Hambra beautiful gardens)|