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The impressive, enchanting shadow of the Alhambra casts a magical spell upon all those who pass through Granada. A city of legends, of travellers and pirates — lore comes to life in the warren of the Albayzin, and in the inescapable presence of the ancient Moorish castle, the famous Alhambra. The Sierra Nevada Mountains provide an impressive backdrop and add to the enchanting feel of this mysterious place.

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The Alhambra

Built on a hill overlooking Granada and set against a backdrop of the Sierra Nevada, the Alhambra is a majestic medieval complex of intricately decorated palaces, pristine gardens, and a once-mighty fortress.It is among the top 3 most visited landmarks in Spain, and together with the Generalife Gardens, they form a UNESCO World Heritage site. See the complex's fascinating mix of Renaissance and Moorish architecture, admire panoramic city vistas from a hilltop perch, and then stroll through the botanical beauty of the Generalife Gardens.

Basílica de San Juan de Dios

This 18th century Baroque Basilica glistens with gold on the inside, and on the outside. Discover treasures of the past and visit the final resting place of important Spanish clerics. Take a tour with one of the friendly guides and learn about the history and background of this place of worship.

Carrera del Darro

Starting near the Plaza Nueva, this passage along the Darro River takes you to stunning views and lovely places. During an evening stroll you can find many bars and restaurants on your way and enjoy a vibrant nightlife.

Huerta De San Vicente

Huerta De San Vicente is the house where famous writer Federico García Lorca spent summers and wrote some of his best known works. The house is located 15 minutes by foot from the city centre.