Whenever we're asked what is our favorite place we've visited, the answer is always Spain. There are many reasons, including friendliness of the people, the food, the natural beauty, and the cafe culture of the cities. But when I try to rank Spain's attractions, I always come back to its man-made wonders.
This is a list of all the Unesco World Heritage sites in Spain, with links to posts about the ones we have visited and photographed.
One of the ornate capitals, and ceiling at the corner of the transept and nave of the San Jeronimo church. If you come to Granada with no advance reservations to get into the [...]
The view from the gallery of the Alhambra. Washington Irving had it pretty good when he lived there. The only problem with photographing the Alhambra is imagining the view and thinking "Where do [...]
Look up at the Alhambra at night, with the moon rising above it. It is a romantic vision indeed, and worth a walk up into the Albaycín neighborhood of Granada. I recommend it on a [...]
As you look at all the cathedrals in Spain, and compare it to this one, the Cathedral of Granada certainly sticks out. It's not Gothic or Romanesque like all the others, you see. And that's [...]
We've been to Granada a few times in our short lives, but never for more than a couple of days, and never to spend much time with the Christian monuments. I mean, the Alhambra is [...]