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The Alhambra Palaces

By Sarah Thomason Subscribe to RSS | January 5th 2012 | Views:

Spain is an amazing place to spend a vacation. One of the most famous tourist spots in Spain is the Alhambra palace. It is on the top of the hill in Granada. It is a historic place. This is a must see place when you go for a trip to Spain.

This place is a two hour travel from Nerja. One can either travel by road or rail either way it will take a maximum of two hours. One can have a great view of the mountains and other scenery on the way. This is a place which is worth the watch.

Specialty of Alhambra

The primary reason why the palace should be at the top of your sightseeing list is because the place at which it is situated is spectacular. A beautiful palace in-between several mountains is a wonderful sight to see. Anywhere from Alhambra one can see mountains and scenery. The backdrop of the palace is amazing in simple terms.

The Alhambra is completely in red color. It is one of the Arabian palaces that are preserved very well. The wall colors make it so attractive. The red color keeps the palace completely alive.

This palace was built during the Nasrid rule. So one can see a lot of styles adapted from the Muslim culture. There are a lot of intricate details that are carved either in mosaics or in cedar wood.

This palace is great inspiration for a lot of writers, artists and poets.

This palace was completed in the middle of the fourteenth century. It is a perfect example of the Muslim culture. This place has become the World heritage site. This was in 1984 and it was made so by the UNESCO.

Though it has more of the Muslim culture the palace has also evolved and there are other cultures which are added to it. It was completely ruined during the eighteenth century after which it was found and converted to a big complex. That is what it is today.

The gardens of the palace are very good. Also do not miss to take a look from the watch tower. There are always some events that will be happening in the palace. There might be some concerts or some kind of outdoor events that will happening in the palace.

This palace carries rich heritage, it depicts the culture of the place so well. It is a place which is worth seeing which has rich cultural heritage.

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