Hello! After spending three great days in Seville, we headed southeast to the town of Granada, which is located on the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains and is best known for The Alhambra.
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Granada’s cathedral is the second-largest in Spain (behind Seville’s) and houses many masterpieces created by Spanish artists.
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On Wednesday night after we arrived, we made our way up to Mirador San Nicolás to enjoy the sunset view of The Alhambra. The following pictures are all pretty much the same, but you can see the change in the lighting during the sunset.
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The next day, we ate breakfast then climbed up the hill to The Alhambra for our 2:00 pm entrance time. Since The Alhambra attracts around 8,000 visitors a day, purchasing tickets ahead of time is a necessity. The Alhambra carries so much significance because it was the last Moorish palace to be overtaken by the Spanish in 1492. Previously, they had ruled it for over 700 years. I thought that the intricate detail inside of the actual palace was less impressive than The Alcázar, but the size and the architecture of the grounds is truly one of a kind.
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Thanks for stopping by!