Travel to Spain.
Spain is a diverse country consisting of people of different landscapes and backgrounds. Most of Spain is covered with wheat and vineyards and olive groves. Just 14 kilometers (9 miles) wide to the south, the Strait of Gibraltar separates the Spanish mainland from the African continent.
Many, including Phoenicians, Greeks, and Carthaginians, settled in the southwestern part of Europe. When the Romans conquered the country in the third century BC, they named it Hispania. Later, the Visigoths and Moors occupied the land and left their mark on their culture.
More than 68 million tourists have visited Spain in recent years. They come here mainly from the sunshine, the golden beach and the attraction of art, history and architecture. The food here is also quite attractive to tourists. Local dishes include seafood, preserved pork, spicy stews, salads and olive oil or cooked vegetables. Spanish omelets, pies and tapas are now well-known around the world.
Spanish people are usually friendly and sociable.
This European country is an attractive travel destination for tourists from all over the world. Due to its diverse art-culture, historical architecture and impeccable natural beauty. Let’s take a look at the five most interesting places in Spain.
1. The Alhambra:
Located in Granada, Andalusia, Spain, the Alhambra Palace is one of Spain’s most iconic works of Islamic culture. Built in the 14th century, the palace represents the culture and civilization of medieval Europe. This magnificent palace was built during the reign of the Muslim Nasri dynasty of Spain.
The palace has several buildings, towers, walls, gardens, fountains and a mosque. Its beauty seems to outweigh the beauty of heaven. Its incredibly intricate stone decor, subtle significance, excellent artistic decoration, tile-lined ceilings, smooth arches and perfect courtyard will keep you in awe of beauty. In 1984, UNESCO recognized it as a World Heritage Site.
2. Guggenheim Museum, travel to Spain
The Guggenheim Museum is one of the wonders of Bilbao, Spain. Bilbao is a city in northern Spain, surrounded by mountains on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean The architectural design of this museum in Bilbao is unique. Its extraordinary artistic structure and size have made it one of the most beautiful museums in the world. Its designer is the American architect Frank Gerry.
Construction of the town of Bilbao began in 1300. The important Spanish city of Bilbao was severely damaged by floods and disasters in 1983. As a result, in the 90’s it became an old and weak city in Europe. The local municipal government then formulated a plan to develop the tourism industry for the development of the city. The Guggenheim Museum was established in 1997 to attract European art lovers. More than one million tourists visit this museum every year
3. El Escorial, travel to Spain
The largest architectural monument of the Renaissance is the El Escorial Palace, 45 km from the Spanish capital Madrid. Located in the northwest. The Spaniards call it the eighth wonder of the world. The Spanish kings of the time used this palace as a summer palace. Its construction started in 1573.
As part of this palace there is a nice monastery, a church, a royal palace, a mausoleum, a library and a museum.
This El Escorial palace now stands proudly as a monument to King Philip II and the dominance of his kingdom. Now you can travel to Spain.
4. La Mezquita:
‘La Mezquita’ is a grand mosque of the past in the city of Cডrdoba which is now a cathedral (church). At that time La Mezcita was one of the wonders of the world. It was built in AD4 and is a huge mosque.
La Mezquiter has a great environment. It stands as a witness of the times with huge body and great architectural style. This mosque is like the heart of Cordoba city
Another name for it is the Great Mosque of Cordoba. The mosque is one of the architectural monuments of the world. The heavy decoration of the design of this mosque, the beauty of the colors and the wonderful stone and wood carvings will enchant you.
5. La Sagrada Familia
There is no such installation in the whole world. So tourists come to see ‘La Familia Sagrad’ with fascinated eyes. Its stunning beauty fascinates the visitors. It is actually a Catholic church. It is located in Barcelona, the second largest city in Spain and the capital of the state of Catalonia. The Spanish architect Gaud began construction of the church.
Although he could not finish the construction work and this imperfection has brought a different dimension to the beauty of this church. This incomplete masterpiece of Anthony Gaud, La Sagrada Familia, still survives 130 years later.
When you see it, you will think how it is possible to build such a beautiful building!
Every year about four million people have to see the beauty of this church. They are all fascinated by it.
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