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Half-Day Private City Tour of Marbella and Puerto Banús
"You will be picked up from your hotel or place of your choice and taken on this private excursion of Marbella and Puerto Banús. You will then be able to enjoy and admire the great architecture and sights of Marbella and Puerto Banus as well as most important and well-known monuments. The itinerary will be organized to suit your needs.Some of the monuments sights and activities:Old Town (Barrio Alto and Barrio Nuevo) Plaza de los Naranjos Chapel of St. John of God - Marbella Royal Hospital of Mercy Historic extension (botanic garden) Marbella’s Golde much more... Your private official tour guide and private luxury vehicle with chauffeur are at your disposal during the tour to help you enjoy the areas to the fullest and to get the most out of your experience in Marbella and Puerto Banús.
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Granada Segway Tour to Albaicin and Sacromonte
"After gathering at a meeting point you can head-out on your Segway to explore the Granada districts of Albaicín and Sacromonte two of the most colorful enchanting and historical neighborhoods in the city. Ride around the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Albaicín on your Segway and visit all of its hidden places including the Palace of Dar al-Horra Paseo de los Tristes San Nicholas Viewpoint and Cuesta del Chapiz.Afterward
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Private Tour: Alhambra and Generalife
"Visit the Alhambra – Granada’s most famous monument – with your friendly private guide. Skip past the long entrance lines with your priority access ticket and head straight inside to start your tour.The UNESCO-listed palace complex is thought to and then expanded with opulent palaces vast courtyards and lavish gardens added during the following centuries. Learn all the Alhambra’s intriguing history from your guide while exploring its delights hearing tales and trivia about the Moorish Kings and sultans who once called the place their home.Visit Alcazaba Fortress (the complex’s oldest part) and see Torre de la Vela – the tower that is most associated with Alhambra. Views from here are Myrtle Courtyard (Patio de los Arrayanes) and the Ambassador’s Hall (Salon de Embajadores). Admire the contrasting Renaissance architecture of the Palace of Charles V with the rest of Alhambra’s rich Moorish architecture and décor and take a peek at the Royal Baths.Before your tour ends
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Alhambra - Patio de los Arrayanes

The myrtile court yard (Patio de los Arrayanes) also is a masterpiece of moorish art. It is framed by magnificent carved arches. Comares Tower adjoins to Patio de los Arrayanes.You can watch my 4 min...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Apr 27, 2014

Alhambra - Alcazar - Patio de los Leones

The lion's court yard (Patio de los Leones) is a masterpiece of moorish style of architecture. Lion's court yard is the former center of sultan's rooms of rest. It is decorated with 124 columns...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Apr 27, 2014

Alhambra - Alcazaba

The gate leads to an inner vaulted space with more turns that, at the end and before reaching the Place of Arms opened up so that defenders could control all access and respond from above to an...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Apr 27, 2014

Alhambra - Alcazar - Abenserrah Hall

There are Abenserrah Hall and the Royal Hall which come into a lion's court yard. Abenserrah Hall has such a name according to a legend. The emir has decapitated 100 Abenserrah brothers here in a...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Apr 27, 2014

Alhambra - Mexuar Hall

The Mexuar and the Oratory were rooms used for various purposes: the Mexuar for Counsel of Ministers meetings, and the Oratory for worship. Mexuar Hall of the Palace has been intended for the decision...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Apr 27, 2014

Alhambra - Hall of Ambassadors

The Tower of Comares, at 45 m the highest in the Alhambra, also houses the largest room of the structure: the Hall of Comares, or Chamber of the Ambassadors, also known as the Throne Room.The...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Apr 27, 2014

Alhambra - Alcazar - Royal Hall

The Hall of the Kings is the most emblematic chamber of the Palace of the Lions . It was an area used for relaxation and leisure, structured around a large vestibular hall, more than 30m long, that...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Apr 27, 2014

ALHAMBRA: ALCAZAR

Climb the steps to the Torre de la Vela (Watchtower) for some magnificent views of the city and the fertile plain beyond. This is the oldest part of the Alhambra complex, built on the highest point of...
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draguza
Jul 01, 2013

WHEN IN GRENADA VISIT THE ALHAMBRA ALCAZABA

Today to visit the Alhambra make sure that you reserve a ticket as I beleive this is now neccesary due to the vast amount of Visitors that turn up daily wanting to see this marvellous piece of Moorish...
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DennyP
Oct 08, 2011

Alcazaba - fortress

The oldest part of the Alhambra is the Alcazaba (from al-qasba - Arabic for fortress) was built on the ruins of a 9th century castle. The towers are "Homage", "Broken", "Tower of Arms" and "Watch...
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smirnofforiginal
May 07, 2010

The Defences of the Majestic Complex

This section takes you around the gunnery, the tallest section of the Complex, the Ancient Bell-tower, all offering open and strategic views to defend this fortification.The views from the top are...
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Durfun
Feb 23, 2010

The Alcazar in Alhambra

The Alcazar are the fortified castle on top of the Alhambra, designed for defence and so less decorated as palaces. It ca n be visited as part of the Alhambra visit and there is a fantastic view of...
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SirRichard
Jan 17, 2010
 
 
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Things to Do Near Granada

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Mirador de San Nicolas

Well, there were lots of interesting people around when I visited the mirador (viewpoint) of San Nicholas on a bright, sunny February afternoon. I've not seen so many dreadlocks nor so many...
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Albaicin

The Albaicin/Albayzin district of Granada is the site of the ancient Moorish settlement and...for me...Albaicin and the Realejo district were the two areas which most allowed me to 'touch the...
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Iglesia de Santa Ana

As you walk through the Plaza Nueva you will come on a beautiful old church. It is known as Iglesia de San Gil y Santa Ana. The church was constructed beginning in 1501 on the former site of an...
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Casa de los Tiros

Well, I'd originally come across this square on the evening of the Festival of the Crucifixes, and had a lovely time enjoying the atmosphere of the celebrations. The square was decorated with a model...
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Alhambra

Unless you are visiting on a day with bad weather, which would be a great pity but not an impossibility (my first day in Granada was a day of steady rain, low cloud and general haziness) then you...
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Plaza de Toros

Granada’s bullring or Plaza de Toros was built in 1928-29 in the Mudejar style. There are three levels which were designed to originally hold 14,500 spectators. The building itself covers more than...
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