Granada is a Spanish city in the southern Andalusia province, lying at an altitude of 738m about 50km north of the coast, not far away from the Sierra Nevada mountains. Granada was founded in the 11th century by the Moors and quickly became one of their most important cities in Andalusia. Following the Spanish conquest in 1492 it experienced a period of growth during the Renessaince. The major touristic highlight of Granada is the Alhambra, a Moorish citadel and palace situated on a hill overlooking Granada. The historic centre of Granada is full of interesting Renessaince and Baroque period architecture.
01 Church facade 02 Espadafor pub at night 03 San Juan de Dios basilica 04 San Juan de Dios basilica 05 Decorated facades in Gran Via street 06 Decorated facades in Gran Via street
07 Granada cathedral 08 Granada cathedral 09 Cathedral square 10 Granada cathedral 11 Granada cathedral
12 Isabela and Columbus monument 13 Building corner tower 14 Reyes Catolicos street 15 Real Chancilleria chancery building 16 Carcel Alta street
17 St Ana square 18 Real Chancilleria chancery building 19 Clock tower 20 Horse carriage 21 Horse carriage
22 Andalusian horse riders 23 Alley 24 White building 25 Granada cathedral 01 The Alhambra
02 Horse chestnuts 03 Parador de San Francisco church 04 Tourists on tree-lined pathway 05 White daisy flowers 06 Charles V palace
07 Charles V palace 08 Alcazaba citadel 09 View of Nasrid and Charles V palaces
10 AlcAlcazaba citadel gateba citadel 11 Alcazaba citadel gate 12 Charles V palace 13 Nasrid palace 14 Pillar in Nasrid palace
15 Wooden ceiling - Nasrid palace 16 Nasrid palace 17 Patio del Mexuar inner court
18 Decorated facade with windows - Patio del Mexuar 19 Islamic patterns on wall - Nasrid palace 20 Islamic patterns on wall - Nasrid palace 21 Patio de Arrayanes and pond
22 Patio de Arrayanes and pond 23 Salon de Embajadores hall 24 Nasrid palace 25 Nasrid palace
26 Decorated ceiling of Sala de los Abencerrajes 27 Nasrid palace 28 Nasrid palace 29 Wedding party 30 Wedding party
31 Wedding party 01 Pond 02 Fountain 03 Generalife gardens 04 Patio de la Acequia garden
05 Generalife gardens 06 Generalife gardens 01 The Alhambra
02 View of Alhambra and park from the Generalife 03 View of Alhambra and park from the Generalife
04 View of Albaicin district
05 View of Albaicin district 06 Panoramic view of Granada
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