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Granada is a city in southern Spain. It is the capital of Granada Province in the Andalusia Autonomous Community. The city covers 88 sq km (34 sq mi) and has a population of 240,000 (2011 estimate). It is the 13th largest city in Spain.

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Granada is located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, at the confluence of three rivers - the Beiro, the Darro and the Genil. It is about an hour from the Mediterranean coast, but as it is 738 meters above sea level, it enjoys a slightly cooler climate.

Perhaps the most famous sight in the city is the Moorish citadel of the Alhambra, today a World Heritage Site.

Granada is a city with lots to see and explore. I would recommend that you spend at least two days here.

Gran Via de Colón, GranadaGran Via de Colón, Granada
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Going to Granada

By Plane
The Federico García Lorca Granada-Jaén Airport (GRX) is about 15 km (10 mi) from Granada. It receives flights from Madrid, Barcelona and Palma de Mallarca as well as a few other cities in Europe such as Milan, Bologna and Paris.

By Bus
There are regular buses from Seville, Málaga and Cordoba. The inter-city bus station is about 2 miles from the city center. Arriving there, you can take Bus 3 or 33 outside the Cathedral on Gran Via de Colon, to the city center in 15 minutes.

By Train
There are two trains from Madrid via Cordoba and also one or two from Barcelona.

Tourist Attractions of Granada

  1. Alhambra and Generalife - main attraction
  2. Capilla Real
  3. Casa de los Tiros
  4. Catedral de Granada
  5. Corral del Carbón
  6. El Albayzin
  7. El Bañuelo
  8. El Cármen de los mártires
  9. Monasterio de la Cartuja
  10. Museo Arqueológico
  11. Palacio de la Madraza

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