Granada city tour

January 2003

Here you can find pictures and information about attractions in Granada city (Spain) and what should not be missed during your day tour in the city.

Granada cathedral, Spain

 

Granada cathedral, Spain Granada cathedral, Spain Granada cathedral, Spain
The cathedral in the center of Granada.

 

 

Ferdinando and Isabella tombs, Spain
The Royal Chapel, with Ferdinando and Isabella's tombs. On the topmost picture, the building from the outside. The other pictures are scanned from brochures (just to give an idea), as it isn't permitted to take pictures inside this monument.

 

Monastery of Cartuja, Spain Monastery of Cartuja, Spain

 

Monastery of Cartuja, Spain Monastery of Cartuja, Spain
The Monastery of Cartuja. This monument, in baroque style, is considered the most beautiful building of the Spain: the decorations are present only inside, because, for that style, all the beauties should be dedicated only to God (indeed, from the outside, it is a building with a humble aspect). The pictures are scanned from a brochure, just to give you an idea of how it looks inside. It isn't permitted to take pictures inside this monument.

 

 

Granada, Spain
Pictures from the center of modern Granada, between large streets and squares.

 

A portal and a courtyard in the center of the modern city.

 

Albaicin, Granada, Spain Albaicin, Granada, Spain
Sacromonte cave house, Spain On the topmost pictures, typical streets of the older parts of the city (Albaicin). On the bottom-left picture, a typical cave-house in Sacromonte, where flamenco shows are also performed.

 

Other narrow streets in the Albaycin.

 

The Alhambra illuminated at night and taken from the Albaicin. On the right: the Alcazaba, or fortress; On the left: The Nasrid Palaces with Charles V palace in the background.

 

The street connecting Plaza Nueva in the center of Granada, to the Alhambra.

 

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