Tagged With "Alhambra"

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The Alhambra, Granada

DrFumblefinger ·
The Alhambra, Granada
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Walkway at the Alhambra, Granada

DrFumblefinger ·
Walkway at the Alhambra, Granada
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Re: Visiting the Alhambra

Travel Luver ·
What a beautiful and amazing place! I need to get there someday!!
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Re: Interior details, Nasrid Palace, the Alhambra, Granada

Travel Rob ·
Great photo! Granada is one of those place that lives up to it's reputation .
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Granada, Spain: A Walk Through the Historic Albaicin

PHeymont ·
Few of Europe’s medieval neighborhoods can have as varied a history as Granada’s hill-climbing Albaicin. Many others share the narrow streets, twisting lanes, hidden courtyards and sudden vistas, but this one is unique, and a UNESCO World...
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Suggestions wanted: Andalusia

PHeymont ·
I'll be in Southern Spain next month for 9 days, staying mainly in Seville, but with a loop-around at the end (Thursday early to Cordoba, Thursday late to Granada, Friday and Saturday in Granada, and then back to Seville Saturday night for Sunday...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Apr. 6, 2014: The Palace of Charles V

PHeymont ·
Charles V (Carlos to his Spanish subjects and Karl to the subjects of most of the Holy Roman Empire) built this palace in the Alhambra at Granada; he wanted both to show his power and wealth and to put a Christian stamp on the formerly Muslim...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, June 22, 2014: Alhambra's Court of Lions at Night

PHeymont ·
  The Alhambra, Granada's hilltop crown of palaces, is open for evening as well as day visits—and both are spectacular. In this night scene, the fountain that gives this court its name is barely visible behind the bush, the open sky above...
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Visiting the Alhambra

PHeymont ·
Where do you begin writing about the Alhambra? It's one of the most famous places in the world, yes. It has a history that is both shorter than one might expect, and more complex. A residence, a fortress, a monument, a museum...no easy description....
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Re: Suggestions wanted: Andalusia

PortMoresby ·
Will you have a car? I ask, because if you will, you might consider stopping at one or more of the White Towns between Seville & Granada. I stayed a week in a house just outside Iznajar, a lovely little place, and visited a bigger town, Antequera, worth a stop. For a brief stop I'd recommend the smaller town, one of a number in the area, millions of olive trees everywhere. There is no train there although Antequera has a station, but outside the town. Below the town of Iznajar, beside...
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Re: Suggestions wanted: Andalusia

PHeymont ·
I should have said, but no: no car...although I did consider taking one for a day, for the Jerez excursion. Sounds more and more, though, like we'll have to plan on returning to Andalusia another time...
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Re: Granada, Spain: A Walk Through the Historic Albaicin

IslandMan ·
Thanks for the journey through the Albaicin, PH. I love walking through the old parts of cities where there is so much history to see. You've certainly captured the essence of this place in your pictures and I've added it to my places to visit list.
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