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Map of Granada Monuments
This map shows where to find the most popular tourist places in Granada. Click on any area of this map to enlarge the image.
About Granada monuments
In the map above you can see the location of many of the major sights of Granada. We detail some more information on them to make your visit to this province as complete as possible:
Situated in C/Real Street in the heart of the old town. The Alhambra was the residential palace of the Sultan of Al-Andalus, Ibn Yusuf. A fortress on the outside and a haven of luxury and ornaments inside, which was built in the year 1234 taking advantage of the land and its natural resources.
This palace / citadel has been the residence of sultans and senior military officers. Of the Alhambra can be highlighted several parts: The Palaces, the Alcazaba, the Medina or city where lived the senior militaries and gardens of the Generalife, built to be the resting place of monarchs and where they could get away from the worries of the palace.
The Palace of Charles V was built after the Christian conquest in a vain attempt to appropriate this beautiful enclosure and where there are housed now two museums, one of Hispanic-Muslim art and other one of fine arts.
Casa de los Tiros
Situated in C/Cementerio de Santa Escolástica Street nº19
Built during the sixteenth century, it belonged to the family Benegas and now houses the Museum of Arts and Traditions.
Palacio de Madraza
Situated in C/Oficios Street nº 14
Headquarters of the former Arab university, an eighteenth century facade and Moorish-style interior.
Cathedral of Granada
Situated in C/Gran Via, 5
Built in the early sixteenth century, of Gothic and Renaissance style and remodelled in 1563. To learn more about Granada and its monuments, be sure to visit our complete guide to the province and its tourist attractions.
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