The Alhambra is regarded as one of the perfect tourist location for the holidaymakers from across the globe for all ages. It has as a matter of fact become an international icon and the travelers from all corners of the world have made it a point to holiday at this amazing place at least once in their life. This place is one of the most conserved monuments in history and is said to be an epitome of exquisite Moorish architecture that is set majestically on a hilltop.
The word ‘Alhambra’ means ‘the red one’ that refers to the color of the mountain on which the whole structure was constructed. It is also a good place for people who love hiking. Entering the Alhambra is not easy as it does require some effort for the hikers to climb up and enter the structure. However, the tiring and exhaustive journey to the Alhambra by the visitors is paid back by the magnificent beauty of the structure. There are plenty of attractions around that entice the tourists that are picturesque and unique. The view from Alhambra is also equally impressive and gives an enjoyment that is just not countable.
There are various other places of interest for the tourists to Alhambra. One such place is Nasrid Palace. There is a saying that one should visit this place on a priority basis as it is regarded as Alhambra’s jewel from every aspect. The palace has lots of greenery, courtyards and pools, which enhances its appearance. Another such great palace is that of Charles V, which was magnificently decorated after the invasion of Spain by the Christians in the middle ages. This place is a real treat to the eyes of the visitors. The building of Charles is considered to be the best among the architectures of Alhambra. People who love history would find this place to be very interesting, important and unique. Iglesia de Santa-Maria is regarded to be a place that is appealing to the visitors who prefer places full of mystery. There are wonderful architectures which inspire the tourists in many ways. There are also plenty of towers and monuments in Alhambra. One such immaculate tower is the Alcazaba. This place is said to provide splendid view of the entire city. The best thing about Alhambra is that there are lots of places which are free for the visitors to visit and they do not have to pay any extra money for exploring the beautiful place.
Generalife is another such interesting place where there is a summer palace and a series of garden in it. This place is awesome as it holds some scenic importance. There are varieties of fountains, flowers and pools in this place. This area is properly managed and adequately maintained by the authorities. The serenity of the place, its cleanliness and appealing nature has made the visitors to come back again and again. This place is perfect for the visitors to visit in the summer, while Nasrid Palace is considered to steal the glory during the winter months.