Granada, a historical journey without leaving a modern city. It is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world, where numerous artists, writers and travellers from all over the world have been fascinated by its beauty and charm.
At the south of Spain, with an enviable geographical location, the sea and mountains just kilometres away, the capital of western Andalusia has become a cultural reference point in Spain, and very popular with tourists
With the backdrop of the Sierra Nevada and the Alhambra as an emblem, each walk through its streets is a different experience. Gothic, renaissance and baroque art are combined with the majesty of Islamic art remaining in the city.
The city of Granada has been a meeting point for the most diverse cultures from the most ancient times, still reflected in its emblematic neighbourhoods such as Albaicín and Realejo, Muslim and Jewish, respectively. Albaicín, declared a World Heritage location in 1994, was the starting point of the current city of Granada, where there is still all the magic of its Arabic past. Realejo, the old Jewish neighbourhood invites you to get lost among its quiet, pleasant streets, which hide numerous secrets.
Among its seductive neighbourhoods rises the hill which leads to one of the greatest constructions in the world, the Alhambra. It is one of the most visited monuments in Europe, where Spanish history is reflected in the combination of Arabic and Christian architecture. Its water and light elements create a unique atmosphere of unparalleled beauty.
There are many areas of the city which must be visited. Its historic centre and commercial centre, Plaza Nueva leading to the magical Paseo de los Tristes, a gastronomic tour of its bars and restaurants, allowing yourself to be seduced by delicious tapas – not to mention its most innovative and scientific elements in the Parque de las Ciencias science museum.
However, Granada is not stuck in the past; it has evolved and become a modern, dynamic, well-equipped city.
It is famous for its University, the third most important in Spain, which every year attracts thousands of students from around the world, giving the city a young, cultural and cosmopolitan atmosphere. It is a multi-faceted city, offering diversity and a multitude of cultural possibilities every day.