Festivals and Culture in Granada

Festivals are extremely popular in Granada and have been for centuries. If you love festivals, feast days and celebrations then you are bound to find something to suit you in Granada regardless of the time of year you visit this historical place. Like many parts of the world, Christmas and New Year is a time…

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Reasons to visit Granda

Thousand of people flock to the Andalusian city of Granada every year as they are drawn into the beautiful scenery of a city steeped in history; it was after all the last bastion of the Islamic caliphate in Spain. There are dozens of reasons by tourists flock in droves to Granada and this article is…

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Famous Artists From Granada

We have already learned that Granada is a city steeped in rich history and one that has often taken centre stage in conflicts since the eighth century, but did you know Granada is also a city to have spawned many great artists across many fields? Granada’s incomparable location has always attracted painters, poets and writers…

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A Brief Guide to Historical Granada

Granada is the capital city of the province of Granada in Andalusia, Spain and is a city rich with deep history dating back hundreds of years. Granada is only an hour’s drive to the Mediterranean coast despite sitting 738 meters above sea level. The city is also close to the Sierra Nevada Ski Station, it…

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Generalife and the Cathedral

We have previously talked about how Granada is a place of historical importance thanks in part to it being heavily influenced by Spanish-Islamic artists and architecture, including the amazing Alhambra and the Royal Chapel. Now we are turning our attention to two more awe-inspiring landmarks that Granada has to offer. Generalife was the summer palace…

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The Alhambra and Royal Chapel

Granada is often visited by people from all corners of the world thanks to it being an epicentre for Spanish-Islamic art. One of the most famous and most visited locations in all of Spain and is so important to the history of the world that it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in…

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The Five Districts of Granada

Granada is the capital city of the province of Granada in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. This beautiful province covers 4,838 square miles and in 2014 had a population of 919,455. Granada shares the Sierra Nevada National Park, which is in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, with the Almeria province and is the home…

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