The Alhambra is Granada’s – and Europe’s – love letter to Moorish culture, a place where fountains trickle, leaves rustle, and ancient...
Torre de la Vela
The ramparts and several towers are all that remain of the citadel. The most important is the Torre de la Vela, with a winding staircase...
Palacios Nazaríes Night Visits
The Palacios Nazaríes in the Alhambra are open for night visits , good for atmosphere rather than detail.
What remains of the Alcazaba is chiefly its ramparts and several towers, the most important and tallest being the Torre de la Vela (Watch Tower), with a narrow staircase leading to the top terrace, which has splendid views. The cross and banners of the Reconquista were raised here in January 1492. One of the Alhambra's many dungeons is set in the ground just inside the Alcazaba's eastern walls.