In case you don’t know the Alhambra is a Moorish place and fortress. It was built for the last Moorish emirs in Spain and later taken over by the Reyes Católicos. It was then abandoned and left to ruin, squatters occupied the buildings, until it was rediscovered in the 19th century and restoration began. The Alhambra is one Spain’s biggest tourist attractions and the main reason people visit Granada. I mentioned it as one of the ‘6 things to do in Granada’ in a earlier post.
Nowadays the Alhambra is open for the public and you can’t go to Granada without seeing it. I mean just look at my pictures of it. It is truly stunning.
You can see the Alhambra sitting above Granada at various points in the city. This is at the Mirador de San Nicolas.
You get an incredible view of Granada from the Alhambra.
The last time I went to see the Alhambra the lions were under restoration, thank goodness that they weren’t this time so i could see them.
The gardens are beautiful, even if it is raining.
The Alhambra has some pretty floors.
Have you been to the Alhambra?