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Granada, in the province of Granada , Information, history  and Property for Sale and Rent

description : The name Granada is ancient and mysterious.It may mean -great castle, for the Roman fortress which once stood on the Albaicin Hill.

History of Granada

history : Granada was first settled by native tribes in the prehistoric period, and was known as Ilbyr.When the Romans colonised southern Spain, they built their own city here and called it Illibris.

The Arabs, invading the peninsula in the 8th century, gave it its current name of Granada.It was the last Muslim city to fall to the Christians in 1492, at the hands of Queen Isabel of Castile and her husband Ferdinand of Aragon

Things to visit in Granada

to visit : At the centre of the Alhambra stands the massive Palace of Charles V, an outstanding example of Spanish Renaissance architecture.Other major Christian monuments found in the city are the Cathedral, including the Royal Chapel where Isabel and Ferdinand lie buried, the Monastery of La Cartuja and many churches built by Moorish craftsmen after the Reconquest, in Granadas unique -mudejar style

Interesting Links of Granada

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Picture of the Town of Granada, located in the Costa del Sol of Granada Province, Spain
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Picture of the Town of Granada, located in the Costa del Sol of Granada Province, Spain
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Picture of the Town of Granada, located in the Costa del Sol of Granada Province, Spain
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Picture of the Town of Granada, located in the Costa del Sol of Granada Province, Spain
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