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The Alhambra is an Andalusian palace located in Granada (Spain). Its name has many different versions what it really means, but in the end it is somehow connected to the color red. The Alhambra is a walled town from the 13th century. It was founded by Ben-Al-Hamar the Arabian king, when Arabs used to live in Europe. It has many signs from the Arab culture. The Arabs were living in this palace since the year 1238 till 1492 when the Catholics Spanish kings got the palace.

The Alhambra is an Andalusian palace located in Granada (Spain). Its name has many different versions what it really means, but in the end it is somehow connected to the color red. The Alhambra is a walled town from the 13th century. It was founded by Ben-Al-Hamar the Arabian king, when Arabs used to live in Europe. It has many signs from the Arab culture. The Arabs were living in this palace since the year 1238 till 1492 when the Catholics Spanish kings got the palace.

The Mendoza family was the first Catholic family to live there. The UNESCO declared in the year of 1984 that the Alhambra is a World Heritage site. It has also been nominated to be one of the new 7 wonders of the world since it’s the closest that it can be nowadays to the famous gardens of the Babylon. One of the things that I like a lot about this old culture is completely different that of the Catholic one. Instead of having everything golden, they have the water, yes, water. It came from a part of the planet where there is no water at all, you can have your castle full of gold but if you don’t have water you cannot live, so at many of the impossible places that you can imagine there is some water there.

To get at the palace I do recommend to you by your ticket online before because there is a limited number of visitors and it’s possible to buy only few at the same day,

http://www.alhambradegranada.org/default_en.asp
For Tickets:
http://www.alhambra.info/indexeng.htm

written by fejao

1 comment

  1. kaykay_333

    An absolutely gorgeous place and plenty to take pictures of...from the architecture to the stray cats
    over 6 years ago · report as spam

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