Walking Tour: History of the transformation of Granada
DescriptionThis walking tour, also known as “Between Islam and Christianity”, illustrates important historical facts covering the changes in our city from the Muslim period to the Christian one.
We walk through the historical city centre nearby the Cathedral ensemble. This is the area of Granada with the most notable urban planning transformation after the Spanish Reconquest.
We talk about buildings such as the Cathedral, Capilla Real (Royal Chapel), the Alcaicería (former Arab silk market), Madraza (Madrasah Koranic School) and Real Chanchillería (High Court of Andalusia).
Additionally, we have chosen the low part of the Albaicín to represent the Muslim Granada before the end of the Reconquest of Spain, together with the evoking Carrera del Darro (River Darro). Part of the World Heritage since 1994, and Gran Vía, which reflects the modernist changes of the 19th century.
This walking tour is a Journey in time between monuments, squares, alleys and charm corners where we can see the cultural essence of the city, the mix of styles and the importance of religions on the urban planning, society and economy.