The Alhambra Palace is by far the city’s most popular attraction. The Unesco World Heritage Site lies on top of the al-Sabica hill. Over the centuries, it has served as a fortress, a palace and a royal residence. The diverse architectural styles and artworks unravel the palace’s past. Due to its beauty, Moorish poets have described it as “a pearl set in emeralds.’’
Explore its halls and gardens where you’ll see unique Islamic art and remnants of the Moorish tradition. Make sure to climb on top to see the mesmerizing Granada from above.