The city is located at the foot of Sierra Nevada, the highest mountain range of the Iberian peninsula. With more than a thousand years of recorded history, Granada enjoys one of Spain's most important cultural and architectural patrimonies. Besides the Alhambra, the world renowned palaces and fortresses of the Nasrid dynasty, and the historical Moorish Albaicín quarter, both designated as World Heritage by the UNESCO, Granada boasts a Renaissance cathedral dating from the 16th century and many other architectural monuments of the first magnitude.
Granada is a monumental city whose diversity of styles gives it a real personality. Besides the worldwide knonw Alhambra, don't forget to visit: the Cathedral, the Royal Chapel, the Monastery of la Cartuja, the Monastery of San Jerónimo, the Science Park Museum as well as the different museums and gardens. But, if there is something that makes the visitors fall in love with the city, it is its corners. Take this information into account. It would be a pity if you come back home having missed the beauties of the city.
The gastronomy of Granada and Andalusia is rich and diverse. There is no doubt that it is on its own a reason to visit the city.
Granada has a large number of restaurants and bars where one can taste succulent dishes, among we can find: migas, remojón, habas con jamón (beans and ham), Sacromonte omelet, gazpacho.
Furthermore, Granada is home of the "arte del tapeo" or "tapas art". With your drink you will receive a free piece of its cuisine.
The most famous Tapas areas are: Albaicín, Campo del Príncipe, Realejo, Plaza de Toros y Zona Centro.
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