2 Days in Granada, Spain – What You Can’t Miss

Spain, Granada Guide (B): 2 Days in Granada, Spain – What You Can’t Miss

Granada was my introduction to Spain, and I sure picked a city that set the bar pretty high. It’s located in the south of Spain, in the Andalusia region, right next to Sierra Nevada mountains. One thing you notice right away, is the heavy influence of Granada’s Moorish past on the city. Granada was under Muslim ruling for some 700 years, and the Arabic influence can be seen everywhere. From the stunning Alhambra, the Moorish architecture in Albaicin to the ever present Moroccan stores, tea shops and Arab baths. I spent 2 days in Granada Spain

One of the things I really loved about Granada, was that it’s not overwhelming. It’s much smaller and not very crowded compared to other big Spanish cities like Barcelona (here) or Madrid. Granada is very compact and you can pretty much see everything by walking around. As long as you don’t mind the hills, that is. Neigborhoods like Sacromonte and UNESCO recognized Albaicin are pretty hilly and there are lots of stairs involved. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 2 Days in Granada, Spain – What You Can’t Miss
Guide Location: Spain » Granada
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: The Alhambra   Alcazaba   Nasrid Palaces   Court of the Myrtles   Court of the Lions   Partal   gardens of Generalife   Mirador de San Nicolas   Sacromonte Abbey   Casa del Arte Flamenco  
Author: Aga Goodman
Read it on author's website: http://www.travelingwithaga.com/2-days-in-granada-spain-what-to-see/