The sheer red walls of the Alhambra rise from woods of cypress and elm. Inside is one of the more splendid sights of Europe, a network...
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...
Puerta de la Justicia
If you already have your Alhambra ticket, you can climb the Cuesta Empedrada path up to the left and pass through the austere Puerta de...
Lonely Planet review
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.