The Royal Chapel adjoins Granada’s cathedral and is an outstanding Christian building. Catholic Monarchs Isabella and Ferdinand...
La Madraza was founded in 1349 by Sultan Yusuf I as a school and university. You can gaze into the splendid prayer hall with its...
Alcaicería & Plaza Bib-Rambla
Just south of the Capilla Real, the Alcaicería was the Muslim silk exchange, but what you see now is a restoration after a 19th-century...
Herb & Spice Stalls
Granada’s cavernous cathedral was another Isabel commission, but construction began only after her death, and didn’t finish until 1704. The result is a mishmash of styles: baroque outside, by the 17th-century master Alonso Cano, and Renaissance inside, where the Spanish pioneer in this style, Diego de Siloé, directed operations to construct huge piers, white as meringue, a black-and-white tile floor and the gilded and painted chapel. Even more odd, the roof vaults are distinctly Gothic.