No prices found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
TravelPod Member ReviewsFontecruz Granada
TripAdvisor Reviews Fontecruz Granada
Travel Blogs from Granada
Granada is most famous for the Alhambra, the most important
monument of Al-Andalus, Spain under Moorish control. While most of central and
southern Spain were reconquered by Christian Spaniard forces in the 1100s and
1200s, one last Moslem Kingdom under Nasrid rulers held out in far southern
Spain with its capital at Granada for more than 200 years. Spain chipped away
further at Al-Andalus through the 1400s, and in 1492 Granada fell to the forces
... rooves, tiled floors and enamelled wall inscriptions. The Real Alcazar in Seville was quite similar in style, but the location, and size of this monument dwarfs the other. There are also ruins of bath houses, soldiers residences, ancient fortifications, stables and underground water cisterns. The use of water is a large part of the whole complex, and water trickles from small and large fountains, runs down channels into the old palaces, and shimmers ...
... buildings), and that if every hospital were designed with as much thought to the well-being of the patient as the San Pau, the words "patient-centred care" wouldn't be an oxymoron.
Enough. Barcelona is fabulous. I hope to see it again. I'm appending some additional photos at the end of this post for your delectation. Enjoy!
And now I hope to catch a few zzzzz's so I can hit the ground running when I arrive in Granada tomorrow morning. Buenas noches!
... those pictures for sure.
Here is the last blog update for my trip with my mommy:
Yesterday in Granada, mom and I got an early start yet again. We had a reservation at Alhambra at 9 am and the guidebook suggested we be early. So 6:30 wakeup call, quick 7:30 breakfast, and haulin' booty to Alhambra around 8. I was super excited to see this place - apparently people do pilgrimages just to see it! Also, my grandma told me it was one of her favorite places ...
... and sat at the bar to order our coffee, tea and churros. The hot pudding like chocolate for dipping our churros was decadent and delicious. Most definetly not a treat to be devoured on a daily basis! Walking back to the hotel, we ducked into the church San Nicolas. It is a simple, community style church where a priest was waiting to hear confessions and a small number of people ...