An unforgettable taste of Spain
Many travelers said that in Spain you can find everything what is needed to gather wonderful memories from the trip. It turns out that the country enchants all comers not only how their pleasantly warm climate, but also the cultural rich and tasty kitchen, concealing the fruits of the sea, sweet oranges and hundreds of other celestial even ingredients. To all this experience, you just have to embark on a journey to Spain! Today let us see to it that our vacation was spent right there! Let's hurry, because volunteers do not miss, and yet surely each of us wants to have a place in a beautiful luxury hotel located on the sea ...
Main sights of Malaga
The old historic centre of MÃ¡laga reaches the harbour to the south. In the north it is surrounded by mountains, the Montes de MÃ¡laga (part of the Baetic Cordillera) lying in the southern base of the AxarquÃa hills, and two rivers, the Guadalmedina ? the historic center is located on its left bank ? and the Guadalhorce, which flows west of the city into the Mediterranean.
The oldest architectural remains in the city are the walls of the Phoenician city, which are visible in the cellar of the Museo Picasso MÃ¡laga.
The Roman theatre of MÃ¡laga, which dates from the 1st century BC, was rediscovered in 1951.19
The Moors left posterity the dominating presence of the Castle of Gibralfaro, which is connected to the Alcazaba, the lower fortress and royal residence. Both were built during the Taifa period (11th century) and extended during the Nasrid period (13th and 14th centuries). The Alcazaba stands on a hill within the city. Originally, it defended the city from the incursions of pirates. Later, in the 11th century, it was completely rebuilt by the Hammudid dynasty.20 Occupying the eastern hillside that rises from the sea and overlooks the city, the Alcazaba was surrounded by palms and pine trees.
Worth to know - architecture of Spain:
Due to its historical and geographical diversity, Spanish architecture has drawn from a host of influences. An important provincial city founded by the Romans and with an extensive Roman era infrastructure, CÃ³rdoba became the cultural capital, including fine Arabic style architecture, during the time of the Islamic Umayyad dynasty.174 Later Arab style architecture continued to be developed under successive Islamic dynasties, ending with the Nasrid, which built its famed palace complex in Granada.
Simultaneously, the Christian kingdoms gradually emerged and developed their own styles; developing a pre-Romanesque style when for a while isolated from contemporary mainstream European architectural influences during the earlier Middle Ages, they later integrated the Romanesque and Gothic streams. There was then an extraordinary flowering of the Gothic style that resulted in numerous instances being built throughout the entire territory. The MudÃ©jar style, from the 12th to 17th centuries, was developed by introducing Arab style motifs, patterns and elements into European architecture.
The arrival of Modernism in the academic arena produced much of the architecture of the 20th century. An influential style centred in Barcelona, known as modernisme, produced a number of important architects, of which GaudÃ is one. The International style was led by groups like GATEPAC. Spain is currently experiencing a revolution in contemporary architecture and Spanish architects like Rafael Moneo, Santiago Calatrava, Ricardo Bofill as well as many others have gained worldwide renown.