Granada is an Andalusia city which delighted by it beauty and a long history, it has an especial magic. For these reasons, it is a unique and wonderful city. Thanks to its rich history, this city has important monuments, charming streets, an excellent gastronomy which is famous for its “Tapas”, a glorify station of ski in “Sierra Nevada”, good communications and friendly atmosphere. Besides, there is a University with a high prestige due to its importance; so, a lot of Spanish student have decided studied there for reasons as good university and young atmosphere.
Granada has good communications, so you can access by any means of transport. It is recommendable go by car, because you have freedom to drive anywhere and you have not wait the schedules of public transport. If you do not have your car, there are several companies which offers hire car services to make better our trip. If you like the idea and you want to know more about this type of company, and you can car hire malaga.
Alhambra is a symbol monument of Granada, due to it is the most important in the city. It is a symbol of a period when Arabian people was expelled by Roman Imperium in 711. All the area is formed by Alhambra and an Arabian city is spectacular and it is composed by different places to visit: alcazaba, Carlos V palace, Bellas Artes Museum, Generalife and Garden and Palaces Nazaries. Also, you could visit some monuments and places of great interest which are located in the hill and wood of Alhambra.
Carlos V Palace receives this name because the king travelled to Granada to attend a wedding in 1526. He was impressed by the place and he decided the construction of a palace. This palace would be able to his habitual residence.
Alhambra Museum is located within Carlos V Palace and has an interesting collection of artworks of Spanish and Muslim period. Artworks are distributed in different topics and achieve to show how the life was during that period. Each month, some art piece is chosen to show more information about it for tourists.
Alhambra Alcazaba is the oldest part of the area. Some parts of this monument were for defenced and control the city in the century IX. The same way, the King chose this place as habitual residence for his army.
Generalife, is a relaxed place for Monarchs. Some Kings who were living there and they had some farm areas. It is composed by two building which are joined by a great garden, Acequia Patio. It is one of the most emblematic in the area.