Climb the steps to the Torre de la Vela (Watchtower) for some magnificent views of the city and the fertile plain beyond. ... More
Alcazaba de la Alhambra
Climb the steps to the Torre de la Vela (Watchtower) for some magnificent views of the city and the fertile plain beyond. This is the oldest part of the Alhambra complex, built on the highest point of the hill to defend the royal family and house their army. The original construction had 24 towers altogether but only a few remain. You can still see the military bathhouses, wells, stores and living quarters as well as some attractive gardens of a later date.
Take a look inside these fortified towers on your way up to the Alhambra after passing through the Puerta de
las Granadas (Pomegranates Gate). You'll see a delightfully multi colored ceiling in the main room, along with busts of ...
During opening hours you can walk in here freely to see the magnificent old Muslim prayer hall with its beautifully
decorated prayer niche, or mirhab. It has undergone so many architectural changes it's hard to believe it was once ...
The aim of Andalusia's first interactive museum is to make learning fun, especially for children. In fact, there are 200
different educational activities to try. Instead of Do Not Touch signs you'll find that touching, playing and experimenting are ...