Visiting Granada: A Guide to One of Spain’s Best Cities

Why is Granada so special?

Ok so the title is highly subjective.

But I am now about to tell you all about Spain’s most magical, North African feeling city.

I can defend the title a little though by the amount of times I’ve heard both Spanish and non-Spanish people alike referring to it as their favourite city in Spain.

Cรณrdobes people are fiercely proud of their homeland but many of them have also conceded that Granada just has something ambient and exotic like nowhere else in the country.

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Medina Azahara: A Guide to the Site of the Former Capital of al-Andalus

The Medina Azahara, or as it is sometimes stylised, the Madinat al-Zahra, is an unsung wonder of an archeological site but it really is so much more than that.

This site was once the powerful capital of al-Andalus with a marvellous vantage point for keeping a watch across Cรณrdoba and continues to be shrouded in mystery and romance today, from its brief but colourful 80 year existence.

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