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Alhambra Palace Granada Spain Blog Wall detail.

The Alhambra Palace is the only medieval palace in the world which has arrived intact to the present day. After visiting many times, one of the things which fascinates me are the intricate details on the walls. As you step into

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Typical Aljibes in Granada Spain

What are the Aljibes? Aljibes is the plural word. Meaning underground wells. An aljibe is a water deposit tank or cistern. In Granada many of these historic structures can be seen dotted around the Albaicin quarter. The largest one in the

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Carmen de Morayma Granada Spain

  Princess Morayma This weekend I went out for lunch at Mirador de Morayma . Although I have been many times they still managed to surprise me on this visit. After all those previous meals I realised I´d just been passing through. I usually go

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Mirador de San Nicolas Granada Spain

Mirador & Best Alhambra Views The Mirador of San Nicolas is a must see for visitors to Granada for its spectacular views. The Alhambra palace, the city of Granada and the Sierra Nevada mountains can all be seen from this

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Alhambra palace Granada Spain

The Alhambra Palace in Granada has been the most visited monument in Spain over the last 5 years. In 2011 alone 3,096.829 people visited this stunning historic monument. The Alhambra is actually a complex of palaces rather than one building. The

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Al andalus was once the name of the region in Southern Spain. Now called Andalusia, this legacy is still visible in the different towns and villages. The Moorish and Mozarab culture has impacted on the architecture cuisine and traditions. Here are ways

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