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Visit Magnificent Structures During Cheap Holidays to Spain

by Daisy Wilkinson Travel Guides

Spain, a majestic country located in Europe, is home to diverse natural features that attract plenty of tourists every year. It includes the mainland and the islands of the Canaries and Balearic. This is the only country in Europe that shares a physical border with an African country, which is Morocco. While holidaying in this fantastic European nation, you'll get the chance to explore many of its fascinating tourist attractions. You can also taste some of the mouth-watering culinary delights that the country has in store for its tourists.

When you're exploring Granada during your cheap holidays to Spain, don't forget to visit the palace complex of Alhambra. No matter how many photographs you might've seen of this architectural wonder, nothing can beat the experience of visiting it and witnessing all the artistic creations inside the palace and outside it. This was the pleasure palace of the Moors, who ruled this region during the Middle Ages of Europe. You'll come across several buildings while exploring this palace complex. During your visit to this complex, you'll also get to explore Generalife's terraced gardens and the wonderful courtyards that were built during the reign of the Nasrid dynasty.

During your time spent in Barcelona, the capital city of the Catalonia region of Spain, you can witness the magnificent structures designed by the legendary Spanish architect, Antoni Gaudi. Among the most prominent ones is the Sagrada Familia Church, which is also called the Holy Family Church of the Atonement. It is considered to be one of the most unconventional churches in Europe and looks more like a grand sculpture. The chimneys created on its roof is said to have inspired the image of a famous character from the movie Star Wars, known as Darth Vader. Most of the buildings designed by Antoni Gaudi also appeal greatly to children.

Cordoba is a city in Andalusia, a region located in the southern parts of Spain, and home to many impressive attractions. Among them is the Great Mosque of Cordoba, which is one of the world's largest mosques and considered a great example of Moorish architecture in the country. Materials brought from the Visigothic and Roman buildings were used in its construction. The rows of Moorish arches and columns always appear to be in symmetrical patterns no matter where you look or stand. You'll find white-washed homes with beautiful patios spread around this mosque, which makes for a delightful sight.

Ranked among the top art museums in the world, the Prado and Paseo del Artes are home to some priceless treasures of art. Another 12 galleries were added to the Prado in 2009 after an expansion of the building in 2007. Some excellent works belonging to the Spanish romantic painter, Francisco Goya, and other artists from the late 19th century have been housed in these galleries. The Prado also houses the largest collection of Spanish art in the world. While browsing the galleries of this magnificent museum, you'll also come across the medieval murals and paintings by Dutch and Flemish artists.


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