Corona de Granada Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Room service
- Non-smoking hotel
- Conference facilities
- Swimming pool
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... on the side of the hill across the street from San Nicolás. From there we walked down the winding streets of the Albayzín, until we reached Elvira Street. The restaurant our host had recommended was closed, so we opted for takeaway pizza, from an Arab takeaway joint in Spanish Granada. Weird, but tasty. We started the next day (late as usual) on a walking tour of Granada, stopping for a tour of the Royal Chapel. This ornately decorated chapel ...
... XIII. Our hotel was built for the 1929 Isla-American exhibition, along with the famous Plaza España and Plaza Americana. We spent time at the pool all three days, with site seeing/shopping in the morning and dinners later at night. We toured the Plaza de Toro on Monday -the current bull fighting ring in Sevilla, third largest behind Valencia and Madrid. We learned that the fights are held once a week. The Bulls are killed unless the President (aka the owner of the Plaza) ...
... preserved example of a Arabian palace in the world- the Alhambra from the 13th century, an Arabian Alcazaba(12th centuryfortress),a 15th century palace, wonderful gardens, ruins and a muslim summer palace/water garden. Alhambra means red brick, as the complex is largely built for the red clay it stands on, surrounded by the rvier Daro. The complex is a World Heritage site and is most amazing.
The Alhambra Palace within the complex you can see is so ...
... relaxed. My white knuckles from gripping the handle weren't helping things. But despite partially overcoming some probably irrational fears, I was in.
J, by this stage, having watched me, had moved from "tepid" to "almost freezing" and was most reluctant about even hopping on for a trial . But with encouragement from me and the assistant, she basically had no excuse to have a crack. And drawing on her horse ridding background, it seemed she had a natural understanding ...
... results. The drama of those spaces, the stories in each is stimulating.
Water features are omnipresent, most spaces have low bubbling fountains, these are designed for a cool refuge from intense summer heat. The walls appeared to be carved but are plastered ... with text principally repeating the primacy of Allah, and geometric designs. All of that was painted in detail in the past but most of the colour has gone now. It was amazing.