Queue for the tickets and a friendly cat

Queue for the tickets and a friendly cat

Alhambra Palace - map at the entrance

Alhambra Palace - map at the entrance

A sign for audio commentary in medina

A sign for audio commentary in medina

Old medina of Alhambra Palace

Old medina of Alhambra Palace

Destroyed medina of Alhambra

Destroyed medina of Alhambra

A small garden next to medina

A small garden next to medina

A garden next to a monastery

A garden next to a monastery

A defensive tower on the wall

A defensive tower on the wall

The ruins of medina

The ruins of medina

A beautiful garden of Alhambra Palace

A beautiful garden of Alhambra Palace

A defensive tower

A defensive tower

The Monastery of San Francisco

The Monastery of San Francisco

The Monastery of San Francisco - Alhambra

The Monastery of San Francisco - Alhambra

The Palace of Ibn Serraj

The Palace of Ibn Serraj

The ruined Ibn Serraj Palace

The ruined Ibn Serraj Palace

Wall next to the palace

Wall next to the palace

The Palace of Ibn Serraj - Alhamba

The Palace of Ibn Serraj - Alhamba

Steps leading to the wall but area was closed

Steps leading to the wall but area was closed

Baths of the Alhambra's old Mosque

Baths of the Alhambra's old Mosque

A balcony in the bath building

A balcony in the bath building

Alhambra Mosque's baths

Alhambra Mosque's baths

Ceiling of the baths

Ceiling of the baths

Arches inside the bath's main building

Arches inside the bath's main building

Probably wall used to be well decorated

Probably wall used to be well decorated

Remains of the Alhambra baths

Remains of the Alhambra baths

Holes in the ceiling to let natural light in

Holes in the ceiling to let natural light in

Tower of the Church of Santa Maria

Tower of the Church of Santa Maria

The Church of Santa Maria - Alhambra

The Church of Santa Maria - Alhambra

Charles V Palace - next to the church

Charles V Palace - next to the church

The Santa Maria Church exists on old mosque's site

The Santa Maria Church exists on old mosque's site

Entrance of the Charles V Palace

Entrance of the Charles V Palace

The Charles V Palace (Carlos V)

The Charles V Palace (Carlos V)

A tower in Alhambra Palace

A tower in Alhambra Palace

Tower - side view

Tower - side view

Cannons placed on city wall

Cannons placed on city wall

Cannons - Alhambra Palace

Cannons - Alhambra Palace

Alhambra Palace cannon - close up

Alhambra Palace cannon - close up

A forest next to the Alhambra

A forest next to the Alhambra

Probably an old tower

Probably an old tower

Forest overlooking Granada

Forest overlooking Granada

A path leading to the Door of the Justice

A path leading to the Door of the Justice

Wall next to the Gate of the Justice

Wall next to the Gate of the Justice

The Justice Door of Alhambra

The Justice Door of Alhambra

The Charles V Palace - main entrance

The Charles V Palace - main entrance

Facade of Chrles's Palace

Facade of Chrles's Palace

The main courtyard of the palace

The main courtyard of the palace

The Palace of Charles V

The Palace of Charles V

Ceiling of the palace

Ceiling of the palace

Taxes collected from the Moriscos were used to fund this palace

Taxes collected from the Moriscos were used to fund this palace

Floor of the palace

Floor of the palace

Ceiling of one of the corridors

Ceiling of one of the corridors

The Palace of Charles V

The Palace of Charles V

Charles's Palace - close up

Charles's Palace - close up

The Palace of Charles V

The Palace of Charles V

Alhambra Palace - looking out to Albaicin

Alhambra Palace - looking out to Albaicin

A garden in front of the Charles V's Palace

A garden in front of the Charles V's Palace

A small garden

A small garden

A pink rose

A pink rose

Flowers in the garden

Flowers in the garden

The Tower of the Homage and the Arms

The Tower of the Homage and the Arms

The Tower of the Homage and the Arms - close up

The Tower of the Homage and the Arms - close up

Tower and it's defensive wall

Tower and it's defensive wall

The Alhambra Palace - Granada

The Alhambra Palace - Granada

The Twin towers

The Twin towers

The Tower of the Cube - bottom

The Tower of the Cube - bottom

The Tower of the Cube

The Tower of the Cube

Beautiful setting of the Nasrid Palace

Beautiful setting of the Nasrid Palace

Tower and defensive wall - Albaicin in background

Tower and defensive wall - Albaicin in background

The Wine Gate of Alhambra Palace

The Wine Gate of Alhambra Palace

The Wine Gate - close up

The Wine Gate - close up

Arches above the Wine Gate

Arches above the Wine Gate

Wine Gate arches - close up

Wine Gate arches - close up

A wall next to the twin towers

A wall next to the twin towers

The Square of the Cisterns

The Square of the Cisterns

The Square of the al-Ajaibes (Cistern)

The Square of the al-Ajaibes (Cistern)

One of the twin towers

One of the twin towers

The Nasrid Palaces - exterior

The Nasrid Palaces - exterior

The Tower of the Homage and the Arms

The Tower of the Homage and the Arms

The Albayzin

The Albayzin

A drinkable water station

A drinkable water station

Two cats next to the Alcazaba of Alhambra

Two cats next to the Alcazaba of Alhambra

A white cat

A white cat

The Charles V Palace & Nasrid Palaces

The Charles V Palace & Nasrid Palaces

Area next to the Nasrid Palaces

Area next to the Nasrid Palaces

A tower of the Alhambra wall

A tower of the Alhambra wall

A hill behind the Alhambra Palace - Granada

A hill behind the Alhambra Palace - Granada

Hills next to the Alhambra Palace

Hills next to the Alhambra Palace

Albaicin - as seen from the Alhambra

Albaicin - as seen from the Alhambra

Albaicin - Church of San Nicolas on LHS

Albaicin - Church of San Nicolas on LHS

Wall - next to the Watch Tower

Wall - next to the Watch Tower

The Watch Tower - Torre de la Vela

The Watch Tower - Torre de la Vela

Torre de la Vela - close up

Torre de la Vela - close up

Zaighum Abbas Ranjha - Albaicin in background

Zaighum Abbas Ranjha - Albaicin in background

Partly old and new - A restored tower of Alhambra

Partly old and new - A restored tower of Alhambra

Clouds above the Alhambra towers

Clouds above the Alhambra towers

The Alcazaba of Alhambra

The Alcazaba of Alhambra

The Alcazaba - the oldest part of the Alhambra

The Alcazaba - the oldest part of the Alhambra

Arches of the Alcazaba

Arches of the Alcazaba

Arches - close up

Arches - close up

Beautiful view of Alcazaba - Alhambra of Granada

Beautiful view of Alcazaba - Alhambra of Granada

Old defensive wall

Old defensive wall

Old baths of the Alcazaba

Old baths of the Alcazaba

Baths of Alcazaba - close up

Baths of Alcazaba - close up

Baths of Alcazaba

Baths of Alcazaba

Granada - seen from Alhambra

Granada - seen from Alhambra

The Albaicin

The Albaicin

The Granadan houses - seen from the Watch Tower

The Granadan houses - seen from the Watch Tower

Old defensive wall of Alcazaba

Old defensive wall of Alcazaba

Surrounding hills of Alhambra Palace

Surrounding hills of Alhambra Palace

The Alcazaba

The Alcazaba

A sign for watch tower and Jardin de los Adavares

A sign for watch tower and Jardin de los Adavares

Stairs leading to the tower

Stairs leading to the tower

Granada city

Granada city

A view from the Watch Tower

A view from the Watch Tower

Forest and the hills of Granada

Forest and the hills of Granada

The bell tower - Torre de la Vela

The bell tower - Torre de la Vela

Flags on the Watch Tower

Flags on the Watch Tower

This is where the Christian flags were hoisted in 1492

This is where the Christian flags were hoisted in 1492

The Science Park and it's Observation tower

The Science Park and it's Observation tower

The Granada Cathedral - seen from the Watch Tower

The Granada Cathedral - seen from the Watch Tower

The Granada Cathedral  - close up

The Granada Cathedral - close up

The Alcazaba of Alhambra Palace - Granada

The Alcazaba of Alhambra Palace - Granada

Towers of Alhambra - next to the forest

Towers of Alhambra - next to the forest

Looking through a hole in the tower

Looking through a hole in the tower

Defensive wall of Alhambra

Defensive wall of Alhambra

"Give him alms, woman,for there is nothing sadder in life, than being blind in Granada"

A wide and strong looking defensive wall

A wide and strong looking defensive wall

City seen from the wall

City seen from the wall

Jarardin de los Adarves - Alhambra

Jarardin de los Adarves - Alhambra

A palm tree

A palm tree

A garden inside the Alhambra Palace

A garden inside the Alhambra Palace