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The 10 curiosities about Granada that you did not know

Las 10 curiosidades sobre Granada que no sabías
  1. The Alhambra, one of Granada's most emblematic monuments, was originally built as a fortress in the 9th century and was not converted into a palace until the 13th century.

  2. Granada is the only city in Spain where you can still enjoy free tapas with every drink you order at a bar or restaurant.

  3. Granada Cathedral, one of the largest in Spain, took more than 180 years to build and has a unique mix of architectural styles, ranging from Gothic to Renaissance.

  4. Granada is known for its production of cármenes, which are houses with private gardens that date back to Muslim times.

  5. The Granada Bullring, built in 1928, is one of the oldest in Spain and has a capacity for more than 14,000 people.

  6. The writer and poet Federico García Lorca was born in Fuente Vaqueros, a town near Granada, and drew great inspiration from the city for his literary work.

  7. The University of Granada is one of the oldest in Europe, founded in the 16th century, and is one of the most prestigious in Spain.

  8. The Albaicín neighborhood, a maze of narrow, cobbled streets that stretches up the hill opposite the Alhambra, is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Granada and has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

  9. Granada is home to one of the best football teams in Spain, Granada CF, which plays in the Primera División and has enjoyed great success in recent years.

  10. The Monasterio de San Jerónimo, located in the center of the city, is famous for its incredible church, which is decorated with paintings by some of the most important artists of the Spanish Renaissance era.

In summary, Granada is a city full of history, culture and tradition, with many curiosities that deserve to be discovered. From the Alhambra to the Albaicín neighborhood, passing through the university and the cármenes, Granada has much to offer to visitors who want to learn about the rich history and vibrant cultural life of this wonderful Spanish city.

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The 10 curiosities about Granada that perhaps you did not know

Granada is a city full of history, culture and beauty, but there are also many curiosities that make it unique. Here are 10 interesting facts about Granada that you may not have known:

  1. The Alhambra was not always a royal palace, it has also been a military fortress and a monastery.

  2. Granada Cathedral took more than 180 years to build and architect Francisco de Egas is said to have died of exhaustion supervising its construction.

  3. The Albaicín neighborhood, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Granada, is built on a hill and is said to be home to a community of cats who are the real owners of the houses.

  4. The Granada Bullring has space for 14,000 people and is located in the Fargue neighborhood.

  5. La Chana is a neighborhood in Granada where people speak "caló", a mixture of Spanish and Romani, which is the language of the gypsies.

  6. La Cartuja de Granada is a monastery that has a church and a sacristy considered masterpieces of the Spanish Baroque.

  7. Granada CF has played in the First Division of Spanish football and has come to compete in the UEFA Europa League.

  8. The well-known flamenco dance of the zambra has its origins in the Sacromonte neighborhood and is a mixture of gypsy and Andalusian culture.

  9. The church of San Juan de Dios is a monument that is located in the heart of Granada and was built on an old mosque.

  10. In Granada there is a tapa called "La Especial" which consists of a bun stuffed with pork loin, cheese, lettuce and mayonnaise, and is served in many bars in the city as a free appetizer along with a drink.

These are just some of the curiosities that make Granada a fascinating city full of surprises. Do you know of any other curiosities about Granada? Share it in the comments!