A Memorable Historical Landmark in Granada Pictured on Worldwide Souvenir Plate
This beautiful collectible travel souvenir from Spain shows an image of one of the most popular attractions in the city of Grenada, the Alhambra and its Fountain of Lions. This is one of the must-see landmarks of the ancient city and one of the most famous Moorish citadels throughout the country. If you have the opportunity to visit Grenada then you definitely must take the time to visit the Alhambra.
Within the Alhambra complex are several different ornate and luxurious palaces, courtyards and gardens, including the Palace of the Lions, the most well-known palace in the Alhambra. The Court of the Lions and the famous Fountain of Lions demonstrate a combination of the most intricate aspects of Christian, Muslim and Jewish architecture and present an incredibly beautiful image that has been the subject of many paintings and works of art.
More Interesting Places to Explore during Your Visit to Grenada
There are many historical landmarks to see and enjoy while you are spending time in the beautiful city of Grenada in addition to the Alhambra. One popular place to visit is Generalife in the Cerro del Sol area, where visitors can tour the gorgeous gardens and ancient courtyards. Walking tours along the city's cobblestoned streets are a pleasant way to spend a day, especially in the charming neighborhood of Carrera del Darro or Albayzin's Moorish Old Town. You can attain an excellent panoramic view of the Alhambra from atop the Mirador de San Nicolas, the highest place in Grenada.
There are quite a few interesting museums to explore in Grenada, including Science Park, the Cave Museum Sacromonte, and the Museum of Alhambra. Important architectural and religious landmarks include the historic churches Basilica de San Juan de Dios and Basilica de Nuestro Senora de las Angustias.