Historical introduction The Alhambra was so called because of its reddish walls (in Arabic, («qa’lat al-Hamra’» means Red Castle). Located on top of the hill al-Sabika, on the left bank of the river Darro. To the west of the city of Granada and in front of the Albaicin. Located on a strategic point, with a
The 10 Mind-blowing monuments in Andalucia. The 10 Mind-blowing monuments that have to be on your bucket list. There are some sites so relevant that they appear on almost every traveller’s bucket list. From The Alhambra to The Royal Alcazar, a visit to these sites is the equal of a world Muslim history course. 10.