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a fortified Moorish palace built near Granada by Muslim kings in the Middle Ages

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00 Seville, Granada and Classic Spain This superb-value escorted holiday to the 'real' Spain includes guided excursions to Granada - with entrance to the stunning Alhambra Palace - and Seville, the historic 'City of Flamenco'.
and Classic Spain Flying direct from Birmingham & East Midlands Departs Apr to Oct 2014 This superb-value six-day escorted holiday to the 'real' Spain includes guided excursions to Granada - with entrance to the stunning Alhambra Palace - and Seville, the historic 'City of Flamenco'.
In Granada, the group will be among the first visitors of the day to explore the magnificent Alhambra Palace and the romantic Gardens of Generalife.
The Kremlin was even occupied by the French for a brief period in 1812, after Napoleon's invasion, and after their departure the French emperor ordered the Kremlin to be blown up, as he had also commanded a similar fate for many of the greatest cities in Europe, including the Alhambra Palace in Granada.
Price includes: Return flights to Malaga direct from Birmingham, Return airport to hotel transfers, Five nights' bed and breakfast accommodation at the 3-star Las Villas de Antikaria, Antequera (half board and upgrade hotel are available at a supplement), Full day excursions to Seville and Granada and the Alhambra Palace & the services of a Tour Manager.
It may be that Bou Habib has some project in mind when ignoring every feature that makes the Alhambra palace so remarkable -- to foreground the humanistic or the mundane over the architectural or the iconic, for instance.
Arriving at the astonishing Alhambra Palace, however, the trek suddenly seemed worth every aching limb.
The magnificent Moorish landmarks of the period, such as the Alhambra Palace in Granada, represent the zenith of Moorish culture and design, featuring some of the finest and most elaborate tile, wood, and plaster ornaments ever conceived.
This cosmopolitan city is surrounded by the snow-capped Sierra Nevada and topped by the Alhambra Palace which overlooks the Sacromonte gypsy caves.
On their week tour of the country, the students will visit several Islamic landmarks, including the famous Cordoba Mezquita (Mosque), the sprawling Alhambra Palace, the Spanish Museums, Madrid University and the International Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies.
Based in the medieval town of Antequera, the holiday includes full-day visits to the city of Granada, with entrance to the stunning Alhambra Palace, and to Seville, the beautiful "City of Flamenco".
Also included are excursions to Cordoba, Seville and the Alhambra Palace.
The four-day trip will take in the key historical sights, including the world heritage sight and one of the wonders of the modern world the Alhambra palace, in Granada.
The region is home to historic Moorish landmarks, including the world-renowned Alhambra Palace in Granada.
Aperiodic mosaics, such as those found in the medieval Islamic mosaics of the Alhambra Palace in Spain and the Darb-i Imam Shrine in Iran, have helped scientists understand what quasicrystals look like at the atomic level.