Granada is one of the most visited destinations in Spain because of the Alhambra, its museums and monuments, its cuisine, and its close ties to flamenco music. In this guide, you'll discover the exciting history of Granada and its Nasrid legacy, which can still be found all over the city.
Why visit Granada?
Granada is the reflection of the splendor of the Nasrid period, present in many of its monuments and in its architectural jewel par excellence: The Alhambra. Considered by many as the eighth wonder of the world, this palace complex welcomes millions of tourists from all over the world every year.
Along with its undeniable heritage attraction, Granada offers three landscapes in one: beach, mountain, and city. On the same day, it's possible to ski in the Sierra Nevada, swim in the sea, and stroll through Granada's most popular neighborhoods: the Albaicin and Sacromonte.
Where to start?
The most visited monument in Spain is the Alhambra, the symbol of Granada. It's the perfect place to travel back in time to the Nasrid period. Also, walking through neighborhoods such as the Albaicin, Sacromonte or Realejo is a great way to learn about the lifestyle of the different cultures that have co-existed Granada throughout its history.
If you have limited time, we recommend you to consult the itinerary we propose to see Granada in 24 hours. Also, you can't leave the city without sampling the best dishes of Granada's cuisine or without experiencing a flamenco show.
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