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Alhambra



This Paladin city is located in Granada, Spain. Alhambra is a big monument with diversity characteristics build up around six hundred years and all the cultures put some emphasis in every detail, the principal cultures that make an influence in the monumental was Muslim, Renaissance and Romantic. The combination of sounds in this paradise, the sound of the different kind of birds and the sound of the water and the simple walk of the air make an exceptional mix of sounds.

The Arabs was a big influence in the growing of Alhambra, cause in the beginning of the construction the Arabs respect the roman roads, constructions and the different symbols of romanīs culture. There are a group of centuries that make difference in the cultures in Alhambra, in the 9th century the Arabs make some kind of constructions, in 11th century were renovated and some monuments and rebuild, in 12th century the diversity of wars and some of the constructions work like refuge.

In the centuries of 13th to 15th Al-Ahmar found the Nazarí dynastic in 1238 and the Alhambra were the palace, city and fortress for this empire, for a long time a residence of the sultans, nazaries and the politician. The emperor Carlos V decides to build the palace, which put his name to the construction. There is a revolution in 1870 that the principal consequence for the Alhambra is detached from the crown and the state take the domain and in the same year is declared National Monument.

In the XX century the care of the building is give to the organization, but few years after is replace for a patronage General Directorate of Fine Arts. The principal characteristics of this place and attractive monuments there are: The Gate of the Pomegranates, Charles Vīs Pillar, The Moorīs Chair, Daralarusa, The Crimson Towers, The Catalanīs Villa, The Alhambra Wood, and Generalife Meadow.

Alhambra
Opening Hours:

October 15th through March 14th


    Daytime
  • Monday to Sunday: from 8.30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Ticket office: from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Evening
  • Ticket office: from 7.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.
  • Fridays and Saturdays: from 8 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.

March 15th through October 14th


    Daytime
  • Monday to Sunday: from 8.30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Ticket office: from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Evening
  • Tuesday to Saturday: from 10 p.m. to 11.30 p.m.
  • Ticket office: from 9.30 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.


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