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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Alixares Granada
Amazing location just up the road from the Alhambra ticket office. The hotel does a good buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner, and the swimming pool is good place to cool off. The check-in staff were very helpful and provided information on buses and Alhambra. The only criticism that I have was that we had to unplug the fridge to find an electrical socket that we could use. Free Wi-Fi available in the lobby.
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... front of me is a family of three speaking English and reading Rick Steve's Spain guide. I decided to walk over and introduced myself and we started chatting up a storm. As it turned out, they on the celebration trip due her daughter just recently accepted to med school and this a nice reward for her achievement. We had a great chat from job to travel spots an travel recommendations. On arrival in Granada, I wasted no time at the ...
... the great historic sites in Europe. Original construction on the site of the Alhambra goes back to the 9th century, but its development as a Moorish stronghold began with its reconstruction in the 11th century by the muslim rulers of that era. Over the centuries some parts of the huge complex were destroyed, while other areas were constructed to satisfy the desires of the group in power at a particular time. Unfortunately, the mosque that ...
... of the road and as far as you can see, are olive trees with a backdrop of the snowcapped Sierra Nevada mountains. It was a really beautiful sight.
On the way we stopped at Jaen, a picturesque town with steep winding streets testing the GPS and Paul - both passed with flying colours. The town looks incongruous with the snowy mountains in the background and palm trees lining the streets. Everywhere we went there were stunning views over the ...
... straight through to the other side to the Nasrid palace where our 11am booking was for. This palace is the main part and most beautiful of the Alhabra, featuring incredibly intricate carvings covering all the walls, doors and ceilings in a traditional muslim way. Within the palace there were beautiful gardens and water features and ponds, making it a serene (apart from all the tourists) place. After ...
... with elaborate and overwhelming amount of decorations. It was as if the Reyes Católicos wanted to visibly demonstrate their power over Islam by use of adornments. Today, the building is considered Christian and Muslims are not allowed to pray within the structure.
The latter half of the excursion to Cordoba included at a trip to the Baños Árabes. The building itself has been restored from its original baths during the Islamic reign of Andalusia ...