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9 Best Attractions in Andalusia, Spain

Ishwari Pamu Sep 21, 2019
Andalusia, a dreamy land in southern Spain complete with Moorish buildings and castles, flamenco music and dance, whitewashed towns perched atop rugged mountains and so much more.

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Seville

Some cities fascinate you, charm you and enrapture you while only a handful make you fall head over heals for them, make you never want to leave. Seville is one of the handful.
The Royal Alcázar of Seville, Catedral de Sevilla, Plaza de España and Las Setas De Sevilla are the high-profile attractions of Seville.

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Alhambra Palace

A palace and a fortress in Granada, it stands as a testimony of the finest Moorish architecture and culture.
With the Sierra Nevada Mountains making for the perfect backdrop, this grand complex encompasses landscaped rose gardens and a number of other palaces that are worth a visit.

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Córdoba

Pictures do not do justice to the beauty of this city.
Once an important hub for scholars of the Middle Age, it is now a city with heavy influences of Moorish architecture, impressive mosques, gardens, courtyards and colorful patio houses unlike anywhere else in Spain.

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Ronda

Set atop the dramatic El Tajo gorge, this white-washed mountaintop city is divided into two halves situated on either side of the gorge.

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Both the halves are connected via the Puerto Nuevo, a stone bridge which makes for the ultimate vantage point to gawk at the gorge below.

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Malaga

The capital of Costa del Sol, the city is more than just beaches.

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The birthplace of Picasso, it is an eloquent city where modern and Moorish style architecture live in harmony. You just can’t get enough of city’s culture, food and energetic atmosphere.

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Marbella

A slice of heaven for beach lovers, 27 km of glistening white sand beaches, bars and a laid-back vibe.

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The city has vibrant neighborhoods, each looking like a different town in itself. It is an absolute delight to explore the city.

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Jerez de la Frontera

Also known as the Jerez, this charming city is known for the art of flamenco dance, sherry production and the majestic Andalusian horses.

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It is home to the Royal Andalusian Riding School, where several horse shows are held and the Alcázar de Jerez.

Ubeda

With Renaissance buildings, chapels and synagogues on almost every street, Ubeda, is a quaint town in the Jaen Province.
The Holy Chapel of the Savior and Water Synagogue are main attractions on the town.

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Jaén

Situated at the base of the Sierra de Jabalcuz and Sierra de la Pandera mountains, it offers the most spectacular views of the natural surroundings.

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The Castillo de Santa Catalina and Catedral de Jaén are definitely worth a visit.