Plan out what to see in Granada: Places to visit, history, gastronomy, activities, cultural events, accommodation, recommendations.
The wheather in Granada
There are a lot of culture to see in Granada, because a visit to Granada is a visit to the fundamental part of our history and our cultural identity as a society and as a country.
Of course, you can not talk of Granada without mentioning the Alhambra, a monument absolutely impriscindible to see in Granada, and nor can fail to mention Sierra Nevada, a natural monument that shapes the landscape of Granada.
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But there are many other attractions to see in Granada, as an example its intense cultural activity since the fascinating exhibitions organized by the Council of the Alhambra and Generalife to its spectacular Science Park. We have the past, the present and the future to see in Granada.
Places to see in Granada
These are the essential places to see in Granada, there are many places within the Alhambra itself that we have not listed here for not to confuse you, all these places you see them clicking on the link, and you should note that only the visit to the Alhambra takes a whole day.
Click on each link to access the best information on each site.
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To see things that there are in Granada city is not necessary car use, among other things because it’s worth walk it, mix with people and discover beautiful corners.
In any case, Granada features a good network of public transport . If you need to rent a car We recommend you that you use the seeker of ATRAPALO, where in addition to getting the best price offers impeccable service.
Some notes regarding the Granada gastronomy
Besides all the things to see in Granada, it is a must try its cuisine, unmistakable stamp of the Nazari culture.
|Starters||Gypsy stew, green bean stew, migas, casserole of thistles, potatoes to the poor style, beans with ham, pumpkin casserole and cabbage stew.|
|Meats||Crispy sweetbreads, roast suckling pig, roast lamb segureño, kid with garlic, pickled partridge, veal meatballs in almond sauce with fried crumbs of Moorish Granada, oxtail and fillets of beef “Rass-Arnaud” or “Nazari“.|
|Fish||Trout with lemon butter and capers, salmon flavored with fennel, confit cod, golden cava with grilled vegetables and potatoes, hake baked with basil, tomatoes and white wine.|
|Desserts||Fried milk squares, curdled, pestiños, borrachillos, pionono, porridge of croutons, fried donuts and melados, bizcochaza de Zafra and puff pastry San Jeronimo.|
|Wines and Drinks||Wines of the Lordship of Nevada, Memento, Mencal, Almaraes and Vertijana.|
|Other Products||Traditional crafts of Granada in ceramic, glass, metal and leather works; in addition to making musical instruments as traditional Spanish guitar and other stringed instruments.|
Recommended accommodations in Granada
There are many sites where you can reserve hotel, but only ATRÁPALO offers best price guarantee, clicking on the name of the hotel you get the best deal. These are the top rated hotels in Granada by ATRÁPALO community.
A few touches on the history of Granada
The best way to enjoy all there is to see in Granada is knowing a little of its fascinating history.
|1800 b.C.||Settlements of the Argar population from the neighboring Almería.|
|1000 b.C.||The new trade routes and new cultivation techniques arrives with the Tartésicos settlement.|
|700 b.C.||Arrival of the Iberians, more specifically of bastetanos people.|
|237 b.C.||The Carthaginians come to Granada with a more economic than military activity.|
|200 b.C.||Publio Cornelio Escipión conquered the city in front of a remarkable army integrating Granada in the orbit of the Roman Empire.|
|The Visigoths come in Granada being their king Leovigildo.|
|711||Abd Al-Aziz conquista Granada para los musulmanes|
|755||Abd Al-Rahman, a descendant of the Umayyad dynasty comes to Granada and from then Granada remains submissive to the Umayyad caliphate.|
|1031||Ziríes house is installed in Granada after the fall of the Umayyad dynasty, choosing Granada as a definitive capital of the kingdom.|
|1090||The Almoravids from North African led by Yusuf ibn Tasufin come into Granada and dethroned the last Zirid king, Abdullah.|
|1157||The Almohads starting from North Africa conquered the city of Granada, after the death of the last Almoravid king.|
|1238||The Nazari Muhammed I ibn Nasr, founded the Kingdom of Granada naming its capital, the city of Granada.|
|1492||The Catholic Monarchs conquered Granada that it was the last stronghold of the Muslim domination in the Iberian peninsula.|
|1936||The outbreak of the Civil War located to Granada as a rebel area, favorable to the military coup|
|1994||The neighborhood of Albaicin was declared World Heritage by UNESCO.|
We have encouraged you to come to Granada?
As you see, there are real marvels to see in Granada, if you need to go by air you may want to look your flight in ATRAPALO where they guarantee the minimum price.
Can you suggest something else to see in Granada?
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