This section seeks to highlight each month a representative botanical species of the ornamental flora of the monument.
Exhibitions and Other Activities. Alhambra Granada
Tower of Justice: Reading Area and "Music Box"
Exhibition of singular pieces of the Museum of the Alhambra organised by experts
every time one of these places opens to the public, which due to its relevance, is worth knowing better.
We will be offering a biographical sketch of Ibn Zamrak, a crucial figure in the history of 14th century Granada, who was renowned as a vizier and a poet during the reign of one of the most important Sultans in the Nasrid...[more]
it was he who founded the typical Andalusian school of music and he also invented the five-stringed lute. Another innovation was his institution of the use of the plectrum made from eagle’s claws.
He began by teaching the...[more]
In this themed talk we will be looking at the irrigation systems in Granada and its surrounding vega (fertile plain) in the Nasrid era. These systems were introduced by the Hispano-Muslims, and were described by the...[more]
The first historical reference to Illora Castle, was one of the points on the roads that fanned out fromMadīnat Ilbīra, which means that it dates back to at least the beginning of the 10th century. The written sources...[more]
Mohamed said: “there are only two sciences, theology for the health of the soul and medicine for the health of the body”. “Seek out knowledge wherever it may be because he who leaves home in search of knowledge is walking in the...[more]
The signing of the Capitulations (Surrender Agreement) in 1491 proved to be the definitive step by which the Alhambra fell into the hands of King Ferdinand of Aragon and Queen Isabella of Castile, becoming an undeniable symbol of...[more]
As is generally known, the Muslim presence on the Iberian Peninsula left a deep, lasting impression on the different forms of artistic and cultural expression in Spain, both due to its long duration (almost 8 centuries) and to...[more]