A journey through the history of Granada and its transformation from Islam to Christianity. Strolling through the essential spots of Granada we will discover a mythical and spectacular city.
We walk through the historical city center, nearby the Cathedral ensemble. This is the area of Granada with the most notable urban planning transformation after the Spanish Reconquest, with buildings such as the Cathedral, Royal Chapel and the High Court (Real Chancillería).
In contrast to this , during the tour you will have the chance to visit the insides of the Madraza, which is considered the old muslim medieval university of Granada and which interior shows delicate plaster work wonderfully preserved.
Besides, we have chosen the low skirt of the Albaicín to represent the Muslim Granada before the end of the Spanish Reconquest, together with the evoking Carrera del Darro (the Darro Course). This area is part of the World Heritage since 1994. Between these two quarters: Gran Vía Street, which reflects the modernist changes of the 19th Century.
This tour of the essential Granada that every first-timer in Granada must do, illustrates important historical facts of our city covering: the figures of the Catholic Monarchs and Charles V, the Alhambra and Generalife, the Moorish tragedy, the Mudejar style, the Albayzín Quarter past and present, and important aspects of the history of this city. Essential to know Granada is to deal with the urban infrastructure and the hydraulic system, the Carmenes of Granada and other typical constructions.
A tour that you don’t want to miss. It will leave you a pleasant memory of the history and the main monuments of the unforgettable Granada.