Top 10 Most Beautiful Destinations of Andalusia (Spain) One of the many wonderful things about southern Spain is that there are so many little villages to discover. Andalusia, a rocky, sun-baked region on Spain’s southern coast, has its own character and its own specialties, which makes every trip an authentic experience. Instead of visiting only Malaga,

Discover Granada Must See Sights Dobla de Oro Islamic Heritage Discover Granada Must See Sights Dobla de Oro Islamic Heritage. World Heritage Sites protected by UNESCO tell you the history of old Al-Andalus in Andalusia (Spain) History After the fragmentation of the Umayyad Caliphate of Cordoba in the 11th Century the city of Granada began to acquire an increasingly important

Alhambra Palace & Generalife An Islamic World Heritage  Alhambra Palace & Generalife are definitely Granada highlights, keep reading and discover why. The name Alhambra comes from an Arabic root which means “red castle“, perhaps due to the hue of the towers and walls that surround the entire hill which  by sunlight is transformed into gold.

Discover Malaga in Costa del Sol Andalusia What to see in Malaga in a Day Trip?   The Alcazaba   This palace-fortress against the hillside of the mount of Gibralfaro, it was constructed in the XI century on the ruins of another Roman bastion. The caliphal horseshoe arches, courtyards and bubbling fountains are evocative of this influential

HALAL TRIP TO SPAIN MUSLIM FRIENDLY BARCELONA What to see in Barcelona In the 8th century Muslims conquered Barcelona but their presence lasted less than a hundred years as ‘the Franks’ occupied the city turning it into a military strong post. Still, the Muslim presence in the Catalan region remained for quite some centuries. Church

Visit Andalusia Islamic Heritage of Southern Spain What to See in Jerez de la Frontera   The Alcazar The first part of the building were probably built in the 11th century, when Jerez was part of the Taifa Kingdom, on a site settled since pre historic times in the south-eastern corner of the city. In the

Visit Andalusia The Greatest Islamic Spain Heritage During 8th centuries Muslim and Christian coexist in the Iberian Peninsula, an unique phenomenon in medieval Europe. The Muslim presence continued until their expulsion, but left behind a profound imprint. But it was in Andalusia where Islam gave its greatest fruits, and these can still be seen in

ISLAMIC HERITAGE OF ANDALUSIA, SPAIN What to see in Ronda In the 6th century the Celts who founded Ronda (Malaga) calling it Arunda. Over centuries  was settled by Romans, Phoenicians, Visigoths and Arabs. In fact, like most of Andalusia, Ronda has a rich Islamic Heritage that can still be seen in its architecture. For years, the

ISLAMIC HERITAGE OF ANDALUSIA, SPAIN What to see in Seville   Seville Cathedral – Ancient Aljama Mosque Santa Maria de la Sede is the largest Gothic cathedral in the world and is recognised as UNESCO World Heritage. The basilica occupies the site of the great Aljama Mosque, built in the late 12th century by the Almohads, the ruling Moorish Dynasty. The