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  Granada Traveller Guide, Andalusia, Spain
Granada is the capital of the province with the same name, situated in the eastern part of the region of Andalusia.
The city of Granada is located at the foot of the sierra Nevada mountains at the confluences of the Darro and Genil rivers.
The city of Granada has been shaped by the hills, where the old districts in the Albaicín and the Alhambra were founded, brimming with steep, narrow streets, beautiful nooks and crannies, and marvelous landscapes.
www.aboutgranada.com   (506 words)

  Granada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Granada is a city and the capital of the province of Granada, in the community of Andalusia, Spain.
At the 2003 census, the population of the city of Granada proper was 237,663, and the population of the entire urban area was estimated to be 450,439, ranking as the 13th-largest urban area of the Spanish Kingdom.
From 1232 to 1492, Granada (Arabic غرناطة Ġarnāṭah) was the seat of the Nasrid dynasty that ruled the sultanate (until 1238) and kingdom from the mid 13th century to the 15th century, one of the longest-lasting Islamic dynasties in the history of al-Andalus.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Granada   (1185 words)

 Granada Television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Granada Television was the British ITV (commercial television) contractor for the "North of England" weekday franchise from 1954 (broadcasting began on May 3, 1956) until 1968, and for the "Northwest England" all-week franchise from 1968.
Granada is the only one of the original four ITA franchisees from 1954 which survived as a franchise holder into the twenty-first century, until the merger of its parent company, Granada plc in 2004 into ITV plc.
Granada Breeze, the daytime lifestyle channel, was broadcast from a custom-built conservatory studio in the grounds of the existing studios, but was the first channel to disappear, closing in 2002.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Granada_Television   (1202 words)

 The City of Granada, Andalucia, Southern Spain
Granada was first settled by native tribes in the prehistoric period, and was known as Ilbyr.
It was the last Muslim city to fall to the Christians in 1492, at the hands of Queen Isabel of Castile and her husband Ferdinand of Aragon.
Granada specialists for tailor-made tours, short breaks and activities, including Flamenco, Ceramics, Food and Wine, Walking, Biking, Photography, Painting and Yoga.
www.andalucia.com /cities/granada.htm   (553 words)

 Granada - Nicaragua's Grandest City
The Granada gold reserves were regularly sacked by English and French Buccaneers until the city wisely constructed the fortress of San Pablo, strategically placed on an Isleta (small island) opposite the city.
Today's Granada is a delightful town with most of the amenities of the capital but none of the hustle and bustle.
Granada is a wonderful walking city, with most attractions within a six-block radius and the lake a 15 minute walk from Hostel Oasis.
www.nicaraguahostel.com /Main/main_granada.htm   (896 words)

 Learning to speak Spanish in Granada, Spain
"Granada is not just the Alhambra, the Albaicín or the royal chapel: Granada is a road which brings us to the history of the Arabs, the Romans, the discovery of America.
Granada is color: the blue of the skies and the sea, the white of the snow and the green of the fertile plain.
Granada starts the year with the celebration of the city's surrender to the Catholic King on January 2nd (the day it was recaptured).
www.allspanish.net /allspanish/granada.asp   (725 words)

Granada, the capital city of the Province with the same name, is located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Andalusia (Southern Spain) at the confluence of the Darro and Genil Rivers.
Granada lies 426 km south of Madrid and 126km northeast of Malaga and has an average temperature of 60 degrees F. The population is approximately 260,000 people with a very small Jewish presence.
The picturesque city of Granada rests in a fertile plain that was settled as early as the 5th century B.C.E. The Romans (200 BCE - 400 C.E.) called the area Iliberias.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/vjw/Granada.html   (705 words)

 Learn Spanish in Granada. Granada Spanish Language School
Granada is colour: the blue skies and the sea, the white snow and the green fertile plain.
As the popular saying goes, "He or she who has not seen Granada has seen nothing", and I, who have seen the city for 36 years now, discover a little more of the city's enchantment every day.
The city of Granada is located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, which is great hiking in the summer or skiing in the winter.
www.donquijote.org /english/granada.asp   (498 words)

 Granada Nicaragua
Granada is the oldest colonial city founded in Central America.
The taking of Granada immediately was followed by the massacre of Bay of the Virgin, and the necessary installation of General Walker in the power of Nicaragua.
On Nov 27th, 1856, during the national war, General Hanningsen, before leaving the main place of Granada, destroyed the two towers of the church receiving orders from William Walker and making a total fire in the church and thousand of historic documents were destroyed by the fire.
www.costarica-net-guide.com /granada.html   (433 words)

 Granada Hotels
Granada is located in the eastern part of Andalucia (Southern Spain) at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains only 100 km away from the Mediterranean Sea.
Granada has a great diversity in its climate from a sunny Mediterranean summer to rain and snow in the winter.
The many mountains in the province of Granada makes it a good location to produce Olives, as it is one of the only agricultural products that can grow in these conditions.
www.sleepinspain.com /granada/granada.asp   (404 words)

 Granada Spain Travel Custom Tour Packages
The city of Granada has been shaped by the hills, where the old districts in the Albaicin and the Alhambra were founded, brimming with steep, narrow streets, beautiful nooks and corners, and marvelous landscapes.
Granada, a student town set in the foot hills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, is the capital of the province with the same name situated in the eastern part of the region of Andalusia.
This dynasty bore 20 kings and until King Boabdil was forced to surrender Granada to the Catholic monarchs, King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella,(who are buried in the Cathedral of Granada) in 1492.
www.comtours.com /granada.htm   (1214 words)

 GRANADA by All About Spain
Granada is one of the pearls of Spain, most visited by tourists from all the world.
Granada's popular festivals, based as well on Moorish as Christian tradition, are most attractive.
On the other hand it is not far from the Mediterranean sea, so Granada is a great place to visit in any season.
www.red2000.com /spain/granada   (370 words)

 Euro Estudios Granada: About Granada
"Granada, city of Enchantment and Fantasy" were the words of Washington Irving who was captivated by this place.
And that is what Granada really is; enchantment and fantasy, from the narrow cobbled streets of the old quarter to the fountains and parks and the magnificent splendour of the Alhambra and Generalife, everything in Granada has a special feeling.
Granada is also one of the most important student cities in Spain; there has been a university here for 500 years.
www.euroestudios.com /en/granada.htm   (462 words)

 Granada - Nicaragua’s grandest city
Granada is a place where you can settle in...on one of the long, breezy porches running along the main square.
Granada by horse-drawn carriage One evening in Granada we asked one of the carriage drivers to give us a tour of the city.
Dona Conchi moved to Granada with Enriqueta (the woman from the Restaurante Mediterraneo) and Enriqueta’s daughter in the early 1990s.
www.escapeartist.com /efam19/Granada_Nicaragua.html   (2136 words)

 Granada Travel Guide, Andalusia, Spain
There is the coastal area with its warm climate; the extensive, fertile Genil plain; and the mountainous regions with a colder climate.
Sevilla lies on the banks of the Guadalquivir and is one of the largest historical centres in Europe, it has the Mohammedan minaret of La Giralda, the cathedral (one of the largest in Christendom), and the Alcázar Palace.
Granada is a city of lovely parks and gardens.
www.donquijote.org /granada   (344 words)

What to bring to Granada Some help with knowing what to pack.
Cortijo del Pino House in the country (3km from the centre of Granada).
When you are in Granada, one of the greatest pleasures is to stroll around the Albaicín (the old part of the city) having a drink at one of the many terrazas/restaurants/bars.
granadainfo.com /english.htm   (688 words)

 Granada : Introduction | Frommers.com
Granada's Alhambra, the hilltop fortress palace of the Nasrid kings, the last Muslim rulers of Spain, is one of the world's fabled landmarks.
Granada came to prominence in the 1200s at the peak of Muslim power.
The University of Granada is one of the finest in Spain, and there is a young, vibrant population.
www.frommers.com /destinations/granada/0158010001.html   (512 words)

 Granada Study Abroad, Spain
Granada provides a stunning location for studying abroad, with all of the benefits one would expect of a city located in southern Spain as well as a rich history and some of the best known and historically significant architecture in the country.
During the time that Granada spent under Moorish domination, some of the cities finest buildings were constructed including the famous Alhambra.
Granada also provides a fantastic introduction to the uniquely Spanish flamenco dancing, typically performed by colorfully dressed gypsies if you visit the caves of the Sacromonte.
www.studyabroad.com /granada.html   (534 words)

 TUSPAIN - The Historic Alhambra, Granada
During the next two centuries Granada was ruled by the Berber dynasty of the Almoravides and then Berber Almohades, until the first Nasrite king, Mohammed I, established a kingdom in 1241.
It was the only surviving bastion of Islam in Spain until the last king of Granada had to relinquish the city to Ferdinand and Isabella at the treaty of Santa Fé in 1491.
It includes the superb palace of Granada´s Moorish kings, which was principally under the Nasrite rulers Yusuf I (1333-54) and Mohammed V (1354-91).
tuspain.com /alhambra.htm   (1423 words)

 Granada Showcases Spain's Moorish Past
Granada was the only remaining major Moorish city, Cordova and Seville having fallen to the reconquering Spanish by 1248.
Granada enjoyed a prosperous independence partially due to its allegiance with Spanish King Ferdinand III.
Today, Granada is a university town and the bustling capital of an agricultural province.
www.highonadventure.com /Hoa97nov/Granada/granada.htm   (876 words)

 Spanish course Granada. Learn Spanish in Granada.
Granada is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and atmospheric cities of Spain.
Granada is a marvellous place to learn Spanish and totally immerse yourself in Spanish culture and the Spanish language.
In Granada, skiing conditions are normally good from the end of November to the end of April or even mid-May. So, it is usually possible to combine skiing with a Spanish language course at our school in Granada during these 6 months of the year.
www.languagesabroad.co.uk /granada.html   (462 words)

 Carmen de las Cuevas - Spanish, culture and flamenco courses in Granada, Spain - Granada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Granada, in the south of Spain, has captivated poets, musicians, and travellers from all over the world with its unique mixture of Arabic and Christian architecture, its light and its contrasts.
Now 290,000 people, 50,000 of whom are university students, inhabit Granada and add to the special atmosphere which surrounds its cultural life.
Sacromonte, a gypsy neighbourhood and home to flamenco in Granada, joins the Albayzín on one side and slowly disappears into a fertile valley crowned by the Alhambra.
www.carmencuevas.com /2003web/vers_eng/granada/granada_en.htm   (349 words)

 Granada Virtual Tour tourist information - VIRTOURIST.COM
Granada is one of the most beautiful cities in Spain.
The most famous attraction of Granada is "La Alhambra", name of the hill where you can find the Generalife Gardens, The "Palacio de los Nazaries" and the "Palacio de Carlos V".
In case this is your first tour with me, let me introduce myself: my name is Enric, and my intention is to go to the most beautiful places on earth and put photos of them on this web site.
www.virtourist.com /europe/granada/01.htm   (114 words)

 Granada property and real estate directory, Andalucia, Spain
Granada Province not only includes the provincial city of Granada but Andalucía´s highest mountains, the snow capped Mulhacén and Veleta peaks of the Sierra Nevada with the magnificent Las Alpujarras to their south.
To the west is the scenic back road to Malága and the Axarquía region and to the east amongst dusty hills lies Guadix, famous for its cave dwellings and on to Baza on the rolling sierras with fields of wheat, pastures and fruit orchards.
Granada lies on the fertile plain known as La Vega, which is traversed by the Río Genil.
www.property-net-granada.com   (244 words)

 Property for sale Almeria, Property for sale Granada
It is a place of virtually unspoiled natural beauty with panoramic views of rolling hills, intense red cliffs, and steep ravines.
An article of the characteristics and atmosphere of the Alpujarra Valley in central Granada.
Throughout the villages and rural valleys in the provinces of Almeria and Granada there exists opportunities for investment in property to reform and renovate.
www.almeria-granada.com   (488 words)

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