Granada sits at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains and is home to the Alhambra citadel and palace — the most famous example of Moorish architecture and a spectacular reminder of the Islamic history and legacy in Spain's south. I was on 13-day tour.
Meanwhile, the Alhambra has maintained its position as Spain’s number one tourist attraction in 2008. According to figures released by the monument’s management company, 3.1 million people bought tickets for the 13th century palace and fortress complex.
Granada at dusk, when the Alhambra is bathed in hues of pink and gold, is one of the most breathtaking sights in the world. With a small group of other visitors, I walked up the steep hill towards the great Moorish palace. We were on a walking tour.
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