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Silla del Moro mirador opens to the public

24/09/2011

Every Saturday, will open at 10 am, closing at 4 pm from 15 October until 14 March and at 6 pm from 15 March until 14 October and Sunday will open at 10 am, closing at 2 pm

The Alhambra opens to the visitors the Silla del Moro mirador during this weekend

14/04/2011

To mark the International Day for Monuments and Sites, the Alhambra opens to visitors as a special exception the Silla del Moro mirador, on 16 and 17 April, from 9.00 am to 8.00 pm. The admission is free. For detailed...

The Gate of the Pomegranates opens to the public

29/01/2010

Representatives from the Ministry of Culture, from the Autonomous Government of Andalusia and from the Patronato de la Alhambra have visited this morning the Monument after its restoration

Washington Irving lived in several places within the Alhambra

30/11/2009

The North American writer Washington Irving (1783-1859) lived in the Alhambra during his second sojourn time in Granada city, from May 4 to July 29, 1829. First he found accommodation together with his friend Prince Dolgorouki in...

The Alhambra, through the city and its surroundings

14/12/2009

The Patronato de la Alhambra y el Generalife initiates five new routes through the city of the Monumental Complex and its surroundings. This initiative is run by the autonomous body which is managing the monument, the archbishop...

The garden Jardín de los Adarves was a platform for artillery

01/09/2009

The garden today known as Jardin de los Adarves (Garden of Parapet Walks) was built in the 16th century as part of the program of adaptation of the Alcazaba to the defensive needs at that time. There was no more Turkish threat,...

Paseo de los Nogales, between orchards and ditches

01/07/2009

The Patronato de la Alhambra has opened to the public the Paseo de los Nogales in the Generalife, after being closed since January, 2008, because of the works of remodeling and conditioning. Now, visitors can enjoy a tour...

Did you know that the Palace of Charles V is a symbol for universal peace?

01/06/2009

The Palace of Charles V of the Alhambra was conceived as a symbol of universal peace. Along with design, in which the top view elevation of the building has a strong geometric component, the compound is conceived as a new Ara...

Los Príncipes de Asturias visitan la exposición “Gallo” en la Residencia de Estudiantes de Madrid

14/01/2009

[Translate to english:] Los Príncipes de Asturias han visitado esta mañana la exposición Gallo. Interior de una revista en la Residencia de Estudiantes de Madrid.

The Alhambra was finalist candidate to the new Wonder of the World

17/07/2008

The Alhambra was finalist candidate to the new Wonder of the World

On January 1st 2006 the Foundation "New 7 Wonders" presented the names of the 21 candidates to be chosen as the 7 new wonders of the world.

The Alhambra was...