The setting could hardly be more lovely: a beautiful Renaissance mansion with an impressive plateresque façade - the ... More
Museo Arqueológico y Etnológico
The setting could hardly be more lovely: a beautiful Renaissance mansion with an impressive plateresque façade - the Casa de Castril . Inside, you'll see artifacts from around the province belonging to people who have settled here from the Paleolithic period through to the Moorish occupation. Rooms one and two describe the Paleolithic and Neolithic era. Rooms three and four concentrate on Iberian and pre-Roman settlements. Room five is the Roman section. Room six has Visigoth remains and room seven shows how advanced the Moorish culture was here in Spain.
Aixa, mother of Boabdil, who was the last sultan of Granada, owned and lived in this palace on the banks
of the river Genil. When her son capitulated to the Catholic Monarchs in 1492, she sold it to Isabel ...
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 ...
This masterpiece of Moorish architecture is simply the most wonderful and inspiring set of buildings in Spain. It's consequently the
country's most visited historic sight. The complex is made up of three parts: a fortress ( Alcazaba ), royal ...
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