Panoramic view of the Alhambra c. AD 889, converted into a royal palace in 1333 by Yusuf I, Sultan of Granada
Charles V palace in Alhambra, taken from the viewpoint at Mirador de San Nicolás
The entrance to Alhambra, Puerta de las Granadas, from the old city in Granada
Washington Irving, a famous American writer, lived in the palace for a time whilst writing a book on it
The pathway up to the Alhambra Palace is lined with running water - it's very tranquil indeed!
Pilar de Carlos V, Alhambra
Looking down onto Puerta de la Justicia - Torre de la Justicia
The beautiful tree-lined Calle Real de la Alhambra
View of Granada from Jardines del Generalife
A gorgeous spot in the Generalife gardens - waiting to get this shot with few people in it was quite tricky!
The entrance to the main Generalife buildings
The picturesque Court of the Water Channel
Window with a view - looking out onto the Alhambra complex from the Generalife building. Imagine how many people from past to present have looked out of here...
The big one - entrance to Palacios Nazaries!
Detail of arabesques
Tessellations like this inspired M.C. Escher's work.
Looking into one of the rooms, unaltered for hundreds of years
Colourful Tessellations in a room corner
Some of the floor symmetrical tiling and wonderful colours to be seen
The detail of the wooden ceiling is outstanding