You'll not find a more lavish baroque interior in the whole of Spain. The church belonging to this Carthusian monastery, ... More
Monasterio de la Cartuja
You'll not find a more lavish baroque interior in the whole of Spain. The church belonging to this Carthusian monastery, abounds with colored marble, jasper and porphyry. It also displays paintings by Juan Sánchez de Cotán. It stands on a hill on the northern outskirts of town and offers excellent views. The building was started in 1516 and finished 300 years later. It's now surrounded by a modern university campus.
Palacio de Carlos V has two museums worth visiting either before or after the rest of the Alhambra complex. The
ground floor Alhambra Museum displays a wonderful collection of furniture, paintings, ceramics and coins from the Nasrid period. The ...
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 ...
Ex US President Bill Clinton said that he saw the prettiest sunset in his life from up here. He didn't
lie. The views over the Alhambra and the Generalife Gardens with the Sierra Nevada mountains in the background are ...
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