Albaycin is the ancient town containing the most beautiful sites of modern Granada. The striking views of the Alhambra with the snow-topped Sierra Nevada Mountains blending into the unique landscape of the city and its surrounding. The tour takes us further through San Nicolas Square where we will find our local Mosque ‘Mezquita Mayor de Granada’. As we walk from the Albaycin to Sacromonte area to discover more ancestral and ‘sacred’ secrets of our city, we catch glimpses of the views from different angles and locations.
During this last period of Muslim rule, Sevilla became an important capital to the Christian monarchs, who would later become friendly with the Muslim sultans of Granada, receiving not only taxes but all sorts of gifts, artworks and handicrafts. A testimony of this is the incredible Alcázar Palace of Sevilla, “commissioned by Christian kings, built by Muslim craftsmen and financed by Jewish bankers,” another symbol of the tolerance and balance between these three cultures.